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 the products listed.
This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7 and Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2. Future kernel updates for these products may address this issue.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7:
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.
CVSS v3 metrics
|CVSS3 Base Score||6.8|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H|
Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2017:2931||2017-10-19|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel)||RHSA-2017:2930||2017-10-19|
|Red Hat MRG Grid for RHEL 6 Server v.2 (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2017:2918||2017-10-19|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2017:2863||2017-10-05|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-alt||Will not fix|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Not affected|