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Debian GNU/Linux Advisory: gallery

Jul 31, 2003, 02:25 (0 Talkback[s])

Debian Security Advisory DSA 355-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Matt Zimmerman
July 30th, 2003 http://www.debian.org/security/faq

Package : gallery
Vulnerability : cross-site scripting
Problem-Type : remote
Debian-specific : no
CVE Ids : CAN-2003-0614

Larry Nguyen discovered a cross site scripting vulnerability in gallery, a web-based photo album written in php. This security flaw can allow a malicious user to craft a URL that executes Javascript code on your website.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 1.25-8woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 1.3.4-3.

We recommend that you update your gallery package.

Upgrade Instructions


wget url

will fetch the file for you
dpkg -i file.deb

will install the referenced file.

If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for sources.list as given below:

apt-get update

will update the internal database apt-get upgrade

will install corrected packages

You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the footer to the proper configuration.

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody


Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5-8woody1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 573 99fd36bbfc4accdb0e492af056d47805
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5-8woody1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 7333 0e28ce3c9aafc9c4fb33f857614a7721
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 132099 1a32e57b36ca06d22475938e1e1b19f9

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5-8woody1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 132574 d9120f1f49aed1e314410f40aa9573f1

These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on its next revision.


For apt-get: deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
For dpkg-ftp: ftp://security.debian.org/debian-security dists/stable/updates/main
Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
Package info: `apt-cache show <pkg>' and http://packages.debian.org/<pkg>