Gallery < 2.2.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4540


The remote host is Missing a critical security patch or upgrade


The remote host is running Gallery, a web-based photo album application written in PHP. The version of Gallery installed on the remote host is less than 2.2.5. The vendor has reported multiple security flaws in this version. The software is prone to a cross-site scripting flaw which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary script code within client browsers. The software is prone to an information disclosure flaw within the 'album-select' module and the 'embed.php' script which would allow an attacker to gain access to confidential data. The software is prone to a privilege escalation flaw which would allow users the ability to gain access to confidential files or processes. Finally, the software is vulnerable to a security bypass flaw which would allow an attacker the ability to view confidential data.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4540

File Name: 4540.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2720, CVE-2008-2721, CVE-2008-2722, CVE-2008-2723, CVE-2008-2724

BID: 29681