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[GLSA-200501-45] Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-45
(Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)


Rafel Ivgi has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability where
the 'username' parameter is not properly sanitized in 'login.php'.

Impact

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

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

References:
http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=149
http://secunia.com/advisories/13887/


Solution:
All Gallery users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=www-apps/gallery-1.4.4_p6"
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.


Network Security Threat Level: Low


Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Michel Arboi

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