This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG. This has been addressed in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-0833.html, https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1465.html, and https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1253.html. 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 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 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0833||2011-05-31|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:1465||2011-11-22|
|Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2011:1253||2011-09-12|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.3||realtime-kernel||Will not fix|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Timo Warns for reporting this issue.
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