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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   STSF Font Server Daemon Vendors:   Sun
STSF Font Server Daemon Lets Local Users Modify Arbitrary Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013309
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-0576   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Feb 28 2005
Original Entry Date:  Feb 27 2005
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the STSF Font Server Daemon (stfontserverd) on Sun Solaris. A local user can overwrite or delete files on the target system.

A local user can exploit stfontserverd to overwrite or remove any file on the target system.

Sun reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can overwrite or delete arbitrary files on the target system.
Solution:   Sun has issued the following fixes:

SPARC Platform

Solaris 9 with patch 117201-09 or later

x86 Platform

Solaris 9 with patch 117202-09 or later

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  UNIX (Solaris - SunOS)
Underlying OS Comments:  9

Message History:   None.

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