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This issue has been rated as having moderate security impact.
This issue was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2010-0146.html. Future updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
This issue is not planned to be fixed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, due to this product being in Production 3 of its maintenance life-cycle, where only qualified security errata of important or critical impact are addressed.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0146||2010-03-17|
|MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2010:0771||2010-10-14|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0398||2010-05-06|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Mathias Krause for reporting this issue.
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