This issue did affect the versions of the kernel-xen package as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, however please note that none of the guest operating system supported in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 are using the vulnerable set of rings of protection for privilege separation.
This issue did not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG as we did not have support for Xen hypervisor.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (kernel)||RHSA-2014:0285||2014-03-12|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel-xen||Will not fix|
AcknowledgementsRed Hat would like to thank the Xen project for reporting this issue. Upstream acknowledges Jan Beulich as the original reporter.
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