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Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 15:12:53 -0400
From: Eitan Adler <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: FreeBSD kernel

On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 12:26 PM, Moritz Muehlenhoff <> wrote:
>> >
> This has been assigned CVE-2011-4062 by MITRE in the mean time.

Something is odd with the MITRE CVE:

According to
the bug is in the Linux emulation code. However the bug is really in
the bind(2) system call. There was a different bug in the emulation
code exposed by fixing the bind vulnerability but the system is
vulnerable even without linux emulation turned on.

Additionally Debian appears to have copied the incorrect data from the
MITRE cve (

Eitan Adler
Ports committer
X11, Bugbusting teams

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