This issue did not affect the version of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, and 5 as they did not backport the upstream commit 3d23e349 that had introduced the problem. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2010:0771||2010-10-14|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0842||2010-11-10|