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This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6 since they did not backport the nested NMI handler and espfix64 functionalities.
This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2 since they did not backport the espfix64 functionality and also did not backport upstream commit e00b12e64be9a3 that allowed an unprivileged local user to re-enable NMIs from the NMI handler.
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Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-rt||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|