GLSA-200406-10 : Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability

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Synopsis :

The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

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
allow an attacker to gain administrator privileges 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.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?9cd326b9
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200406-10.xml

Solution :

All users should upgrade to the latest available version of Gallery.
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv '>=www-apps/gallery-1.4.3_p2'
# emerge '>=www-apps/gallery-1.4.3_p2'

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 14521 (gentoo_GLSA-200406-10.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0522