This script is Copyright (C) 2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201507-11
(Perl: Denial of Service)
S_regmatch() function lacks proper checks before passing arguments to
A remote attacker could send a specially crafted input, possibly
resulting in a Denial of Service condition.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/perl-5.20.1-r4'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : true