This issue does not affect the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 as the code with the flaw is not present in this product.
This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and MRG-2. This has been rated as having Low 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/.
CVSS v3 metrics
NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.
|CVSS3 Base Score||4.4|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||realtime-kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-rt||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-alt||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6||kernel||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|