StatementRed Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/CVE-2009-4027. This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 as they do not have support for the mac80211 framework. It did not affect the version of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG as they do not include the upstream patch that introduced this vulnerability. A future update will address this flaw in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4 server) (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0380||2010-04-27|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0178||2010-03-29|