GLSA-200501-45 : Gallery: XSS vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 16436


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


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200501-45 (Gallery: XSS vulnerability)

Rafel Ivgi has discovered a cross-site scripting vulnerability where the 'username' parameter is not properly sanitized in 'login.php'.
Impact :

By sending a carefully crafted URL, 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.


All Gallery users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=www-apps/gallery-1.4.4_p6' Note: Users with the vhosts USE flag set should manually use webapp-config to finalize the update.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 16436

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200501-45.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.16 $

Type: local

Published: 2005/02/14

Modified: 2017/08/14

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:ND/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:gallery, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0220

OSVDB: 13032

GLSA: 200501-45