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[GLSA-200406-10] Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-10
(Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability)


There is a vulnerability in the Gallery photo album software which may
permit a possible hacker to gain administrator rights 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.

Workaround

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

References:
http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=123&mode=thread&order=0&thold=0


Solution:
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of Gallery.
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-misc/gallery-1.4.3_p2"
# emerge ">=app-misc/gallery-1.4.3_p2"


Network Security Threat Level: Medium


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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