This issue did not affect the versions of Linux kernel as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4, 5, 6, and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as they did not ship mount.cifs with root setuid set. However, as a preventive meaasure, we have addressed this in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG via https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1386.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.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:1386||2011-10-20|
|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|
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