This issue did not affect the versions of the kernel-xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as we did not have support for sysenter for 64bit PV guests running on the Xen hypervisor (introduced in upstream changeset 16207:aeebd173c3fa).
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 we did not have support for Xen hypervisor.
CVSS v2 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|Access Vector||Adjacent Network|
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Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel-xen||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|
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