This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5,6.
This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and MRG-2. This has been rated as having Low security impact as exploiting it requires privileged access and is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.
CVSS v2 metrics
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Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-rt||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|
AcknowledgementsThis issue was discovered by Fam Zheng (Red Hat).
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