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Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2014 22:25:50 +0200
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-4699: Linux ptrace bug

On dim., 2014-07-06 at 00:20 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 05, 2014 at 09:58:15PM +0200, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > And the system is usable after that.
> Yet both are vulnerable, with privilege escalation likely possible.

Yes, sorry if my initial answer was suggesting the kernels were not
vulnerable. It was just that we didn't managed to make them crash on the
few boxes we tried on.


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