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SubjectRe: SO_REUSEADDR redux
> This application uses SO_REUSEADDR in conjunction with INADDR_ANY.  What
> it does is bind() to INADDR_ANY, then listen(). Then, it proceeds to
> bind (but _not_ listen) various other specific addresses.

That should be ok if its setting SO_REUSEADDR

> not a security problem: what's really the problem is having two
> _listens_. As long as you're only listening on the one, I don't see how
> connections/packets could be stolen.


In fact the classic exploit consisted of binding to port 2049 witha specific
connect address set on UDP and stealing NFS packets..

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