This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG, as those versions do not have CONFIG_HFSPLUS_FS option enabled.
The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact. A future kernel updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 may address this issue. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.
CVSS v2 metrics
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2012:1323||2012-10-02|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux EUS (v. 5.6 server) (kernel)||RHSA-2012:1347||2012-10-09|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Not affected|