|Date: (C)2007-11-07 (M)2017-10-04|
|CVSS Score: 7.5||Access Vector: NETWORK|
|Exploitability Subscore: 10.0||Access Complexity: LOW|
|Impact Subscore: 6.4||Authentication: NONE|
| ||Confidentiality: PARTIAL|
| ||Integrity: PARTIAL|
| ||Availability: PARTIAL|
Buffer overflow in the polymorphic opcode support in the Regular Expression Engine (regcomp.c) in Perl 5.8 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code by switching from byte to Unicode (UTF) characters in a regular expression.