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Gallery < 2.0.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for IP spoofing in Gallery

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple flaws.

Description :

The remote host is running Gallery, a web-based photo album
application written in PHP.

The version of Gallery installed on the remote host permits a possible hacker
to spoof his IP address with a bogus 'X_FORWARDED_FOR' HTTP header.
An authenticated attacker can reportedly leverage this flaw to launch
cross-site scripting attacks by adding comments to a photo as well as
other attacks.

In addition, the application reportedly fails to validate a session id
before using it, which can be used to delete arbitrary files on the
remote host subject to the rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00106-03022006
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426655/30/0/threaded
http://gallery.menalto.com/gallery_2.0.3_released

Solution :

Upgrade to Gallery 2.0.3 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16940, 16948

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security

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