GLSA-201701-75 : Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities
High Nessus Plugin ID 96861
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe 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 escalate privileges.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll 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.