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. This was addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0927.html and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1189.html. A future kernel update in Red Hat Enterprise MRG may address this flaw.
Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.3:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Low. 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.
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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 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:1189||2011-08-23|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0927||2011-07-15|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.3||realtime-kernel||Will not fix|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Julien Tinnes of Google Security Team for reporting this issue.
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