GLSA-200601-13 : Gallery: Cross-site scripting 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-200601-13
(Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability)

Peter Schumacher discovered that Gallery fails to sanitize the
fullname set by users, possibly leading to a cross-site scripting
vulnerability.

Impact :

By setting a specially crafted fullname, an attacker 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.

See also :

http://gallery.menalto.com/page/gallery_1_5_2_release
http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200601-13.xml

Solution :

All Gallery users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/gallery-1.5.2'
Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use
webapp-config to finalize the update.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 20815 (gentoo_GLSA-200601-13.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0330