This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG.
It was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 via: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2008-0957.html
Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2008:0957||2008-11-04|
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