This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4, 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as they did not provide support for the sendmmsg syscall. This has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2012-0350.html.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2012:0350||2012-03-06|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4||kernel||Not affected|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Tetsuo Handa for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Mathieu Desnoyers as the original reporter.
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