Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language.
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.
All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/perl-5.22.3_rc4"