This script is Copyright (C) 2017 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-201701-75
(Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities)
Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.
A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or
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-5.22.3_rc4'
Warning: When you are upgrading to a new major Perl version, the
commands above may not be sufficient. Please visit the Gentoo wiki
referenced below to learn how to upgrade to a new major Perl version.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5