This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 3 and 4, as they do not include support for the Neptune
Ethernet driver. It did not affect Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as it did not contain the upstream commit 0853ad66 that introduced this flaw.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0007||2011-01-11|
|MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2010:0958||2010-12-08|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Kees Cook for reporting this issue.
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