Gallery init.php Authentication Bypass

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a PHP application that is affected by an
authentication bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Gallery hosted on the remote web server is affected by
an authentication bypass issue. A flaw exists that may allow an
attacker to bypass the authentication mechanism of this software by
making requests including the options 'GALLERY_EMBEDDED_INSIDE' and
'GALLERY_EMBEDDED_INSIDE_TYPE'. An attacker who can bypass
authentication will obtain Gallery administrator privileges.

See also :

http://galleryproject.org/node/123

Solution :

Upgrade to Gallery 1.4.3-pl2 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
(CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses

Nessus Plugin ID: 12278 (gallery_auth_bypass.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 10451

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0522