This issue does affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future updates in the respective releases may address this flaw.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 is now in Production 3 Phase of the support and maintenance life cycle. This has been rated as having Moderate security impact 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/.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2016:0224||2016-02-16|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2016:0212||2016-02-16|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel)||RHSA-2016:0185||2016-02-16|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2016:0715||2016-05-04|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Will not fix|