Note: This is an archival copy of Security Sun Alert 201669 as previously published on http://sunsolve.sun.com.|
Latest version of this security advisory is available from http://support.oracle.com as Sun Alert 1001242.1.
Solaris 9 Operating System
Date of Resolved Release
A security vulnerability in the STSF Font Server Daemon (stfontserverd) may allow a local unprivileged user the ability to overwrite or remove any file on the system which could result in a Denial of Service (DoS).
Note: Standard Type Services Framework (STSF) is a text imaging and font handling framework for applications.
This issue can occur in the following releases:
Note: Solaris 7, Solaris 8, and Solaris 10 are not affected by this issue.
There are no predictable symptoms that would indicate the described issue has been exploited.
There is no workaround. Please see the "Resolution" section below.
This issue is addressed in the following releases:
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