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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-33
(Perl Digest-Base module: Arbitrary code execution)
The vulnerability is caused due to the “Digest->new()” function
not properly sanitising input before using it in an “eval()” call.
The vulnerability might allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Digest-Base module users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=perl-core/digest-base-1.170.0'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
Public Exploit Available : true