Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability
Gentoo Linux Security Advisory
||GLSA 200601-13 / gallery
||January 26, 2006
||January 26, 2006: 01
All supported architectures
Gallery is possibly vulnerable to a cross-site scripting attack that could
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.
Peter Schumacher discovered that Gallery fails to sanitize the
fullname set by users, possibly leading to a cross-site scripting
By setting a specially crafted fullname, an attacker can inject
and execute script code in the victim's browser window and potentially
compromise the user's gallery.
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-1.5.2"
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.