Perl: Multiple vulnerabilities

2017-01-29T00:00:00
ID GLSA-201701-75
Type gentoo
Reporter Gentoo Foundation
Modified 2017-01-29T00:00:00

Description

Background

Perl is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Perl. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could possibly execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the process, cause a Denial of Service condition, or escalate privileges.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Perl users should upgrade to the latest version:

 # emerge --sync
 # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/perl-5.22.3_rc4"