This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise MRG as they have already backported the fixes for this issue. Future kernel updates in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 may address this flaw. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 is now in Production 3 of the maintenance life-cycle, https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/, therefore the fix for this issue is not currently planned to be included in the future updates.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.
CVSS v2 metrics
|Access Vector||Adjacent Network|
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server EUS (v. 6.0) (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0883||2011-06-21|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0303||2011-03-01|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0542||2011-05-19|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4||kernel||Will not fix|
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