If this is a real problem, the fix should be available in FastTrack channel in RHN. Anybody is free to use the source RPM to rebuild package with pre-fix. CentOS does not do this (does not utilize FastTrack to help users) and they are not willing to make fix if RH does not, but in the same time they are "fixing" even RH does not.
In both cases the problem is in the question "what is really importatnt for us" and the answer could be different for distro maker, paying user, user or developer. At the end we have to ask if the problem is really major for major part of RH/CentOS users.