recent kernel fix was applied "e1000: fix probable security hole".
This issue in fact is a minor information leak via the e1000 driver
that can reveal 24 bytes of kernel memory to users (if e1000 driver is
RHEL 2.1 is possibly vulnerable to this issue via the backported
No CVE name yet available
See Bug #125168 for a patch (will need to be backported)
This is covered by e1000 update in RHEL2.1 U5...
Reopening, needs to stay open until the release is actually shipped.
An errata has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.