This issue affects the versions of Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise 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-2011-0927.html, https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2011-1350.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 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:1350||2011-10-05|
|Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2011:1253||2011-09-12|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2011:0927||2011-07-15|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank Vasiliy Kulikov of Openwall for reporting this issue.
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