Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability — GLSA 200411-10

Gallery is vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks.

Affected Packages

www-apps/gallery on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.4.4_p4
Unaffected versions >= 1.4.4_p4

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

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

Impact

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Gallery users should upgrade to the latest version:

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

References

Release Date
November 06, 2004

Latest Revision
May 22, 2006: 02

Severity
low

Exploitable
remote

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