This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. 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/.
This issue does not affect the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and MRG-2.
CVSS v2 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
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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||Will not fix|