Coppermine Gallery < 1.3.3 HTML Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2839


The remote host is vulnerable to an HTML Injection attack.


The remote host is running CopperMine Gallery, a set of PHP scripts to handle galleries of pictures. There is a flaw in this version of Coppermine Gallery. Specifically, the x-forwarded-for variable is not properly parsed by the application. An attacker exploiting this flaw can inject HTML or script into a browser session. Typically, exploiting this flaw involves convincing a user to browse to a malicious URI. Successful exploitation results in a potential loss of confidential data (such as cookies).


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2839

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/04/18

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:coppermine:coppermine_photo_gallery

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1172

BID: 13218