Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
The Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG do not include support for EXT4, and therefore are not affected by this issue.
A future kernel update for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 will address this flaw.
CVSS v2 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).
Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0178||2010-03-29|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.4 server) (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0380||2010-04-27|