Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 and 4 as they did not include the upstream commit 150030b7 that had introduced the problem. A future update in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2010:0504||2010-07-01|
|MRG Grid for RHEL 5 Server (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2010:0631||2010-08-17|
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