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Date: Sat, 05 Jul 2014 20:41:20 +0200
From: Yves-Alexis Perez <>
Subject: Re: CVE-2014-4699: Linux ptrace bug

On sam., 2014-07-05 at 22:25 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> So far, we're aware that the problem is definitely triggerable on recent
> kernels (at least mainline and recent Ubuntu) running on Intel CPUs
> (including in guest kernels in some VMs that run on Intel CPU hosts).

For what it's worth, we managed to reproduce the crash on Debian 3.14.9-1
kernel (from sid), but not on the stable 3.2.57-3+deb7u2 (there's a
double faute but no panic), on Intel CPUs.


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