This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6. 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 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG-2 as the flaw was already fixed in the products listed.
CVSS v2 metrics
CVSS v3 metrics
|CVSS3 Base Score||7|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H|
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Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel)||RHSA-2016:2574||2016-11-03|
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 6||kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Will not fix|