This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as the code with the flaw is not present in the products listed.
This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 as the suspected driver does not advertise that it has scatter-gather feature, which presence is essential for the flaw.
This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and MRG-2, namely the [atl2] Ethernet driver which is the only driver affected. Future Linux kernel updates for the respective releases might address this issue.
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2016:2584||2016-11-03|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel)||RHSA-2016:2574||2016-11-03|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Not affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|