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Date: Mon, 12 May 2014 15:32:28 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
To: Savio Bot <>
Cc: Matthew Daley <>,,
Subject: Re: [FD] CVE-2014-0196: Linux kernel pty layer race condition memory corruption

On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 04:03:10PM +0530, Savio Bot wrote:
> So is this bug also present in 2.6?

Yes, 2.6.31-rc3 and newer:

Luckily, apparently the bug was not backported to RHEL5:

"This issue does not affect the versions of the kernel package as
shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

Future kernel updates for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat
Enterprise MRG 2 may address this issue."


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