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Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability


1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 200411-10 / gallery
Release Date November 06, 2004
Latest Revision May 22, 2006: 02
Impact low
Exploitable remote
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
www-apps/gallery < 1.4.4_p4 >= 1.4.4_p4 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #69904


Gallery is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

2.  Impact Information


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.


Jim Paris has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability in Gallery.


By sending a carefully crafted URL, an attacker can inject and execute script code in the victim's browser window, and potentially compromise the users gallery.

3.  Resolution Information


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Gallery users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/gallery-1.4.4_p4"

4.  References


Page updated November 06, 2004

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