Vol 116 Issue 2 2007-10-08 Article 18781 from section "Security"

Disable XFS Until Patch Released

Versions of the Solaris Operating System (Solaris OS) are susceptible
to X font server vulnerabilities by default, explains Alan
Coopersmith, a member of the X Window System engineering team at Sun.
Solaris 10 6/06 OS and older run xfs by default from inetd listening
to the network, while the Solaris 10 11/06 OS and later ask for
direction. Solaris Nevada/Express closes network services by default.

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