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Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200406-10 / gallery
Release Date June 15, 2004
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 02
Impact normal
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/gallery <= 1.4.3_p1 >= 1.4.3_p2 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #52798

Synopsis

There is a vulnerability in the Gallery photo album software which may allow an attacker to gain administrator privileges within Gallery.

2.  Impact Information

Background

Gallery is a web application written in PHP which is used to organize and publish photo albums. It allows multiple users to build and maintain their own albums. It also supports the mirroring of images on other servers.

Description

There is a vulnerability in the Gallery photo album software which may allow an attacker to gain administrator privileges within Gallery. A Gallery administrator has full access to all albums and photos on the server, thus attackers may add or delete photos at will.

Impact

Attackers may gain full access to all Gallery albums. There is no risk to the webserver itself, or the server on which it runs.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the latest available version.

Resolution

All users should upgrade to the latest available version of Gallery.

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge sync

# emerge -pv ">=www-apps/gallery-1.4.3_p2"
# emerge ">=www-apps/gallery-1.4.3_p2"

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