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Vulnerability Assessment Details

TrueGalerie admin access

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
logs into the remote TrueGalerie installation

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running TrueGalerie, an album management system
written in PHP.

There is a flaw in the version of TrueGalerie which may permit a possible hacker
to log in as the administrator without having to know the password, simply
by requesting the URL :
/admin.php?loggedin=1


A possible hacker may use this flaw to gain administrative rights on
this web server and modify its content.

Solution : Disable the option 'register_globals' in php.ini or replace
this set of CGI by something else
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 7427

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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