This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as the code which can trigger the flaw is not present in the products listed.
This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and MRG-2. Future Linux kernel updates for the respective releases might address this issue.
CVSS v3 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|CVSS3 Base Score||7.8|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-rt||Affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel||Affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|