Ted Faber faber at
Wed Oct 5 17:18:51 UTC 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 08:55:56AM -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> For those who missed it, this is a problem in the Linux emulation. See
> the announcement from the the FreeBSD Security Officer. for details,
> but the recent security patch triggered the problem by adding  check
> for the _UN data structure which is 4 bytes longer in Linux than on
> FreeBSD. The emulation layer has been passing the structure unmodified
> to the kernel and it is now being rejected.The message states that
> Colin is working on a patch to the emulation code which should be
> available shortly.

I installed 8-STABLE from sources today and this fix is in there and
works for me.

Ted Faber           PGP:
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