Red Hat Product Security is aware of this issue. Updates will be released as they become available. For additional information, please refer to the Red Hat Knowledgebase article: https://access.redhat.com/articles/3553061
This issue affects the versions of the Linux kernel as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, 7, its real-time kernel, Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for ARM 64, and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for Power 9. Future kernel updates for the respective releases will address this issue.
This issue affects the Linux kernel packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, but to a lesser degree. As such, the issue severity for RHEL5 is considered Moderate. This is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates of the product due to its life cycle and the issue severity. For additional information, refer to the Red Hat Enterprise Linux Life Cycle: https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/.
CVSS v3 metrics
|CVSS3 Base Score||7.5|
|CVSS3 Base Metrics||CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H|
Red Hat Security Errata
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (kernel)||RHSA-2018:2384||2018-08-14|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 (kernel)||RHSA-2018:2390||2018-08-14|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux for Real Time for NFV (v. 7) (kernel-rt)||RHSA-2018:2395||2018-08-14|
|Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts (redhat-release-virtualization-host)||RHSA-2018:2403||2018-08-15|
|Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts (rhvm-appliance)||RHSA-2018:2402||2018-08-16|
Affected Packages State
|Red Hat Enterprise MRG 2||kernel-rt||Affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7||kernel-alt||Affected|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5||kernel||Will not fix|