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Debian A problem was found in gallery (a web-based photo album toolkit): itwas possible to pass in the GALLERY_BASEDIR variable remotely. Thismade it possible to execute commands under the uid of web-server.

Debian Security Advisory DSA-138-1          Wichert Akkerman
August  1, 2002

Package        : gallery
Problem type   : remote exploit
Debian-specific: no

A problem was found in gallery (a web-based photo album toolkit): it
was possible to pass in the GALLERY_BASEDIR variable remotely. This
made it possible to execute commands under the uid of web-server.

This has been fixed in version 1.2.5-7 of the Debian package and upstream
version 1.3.1.


Obtaining updates:

  By hand:
    wget URL
        will fetch the file for you.
    dpkg -i FILENAME.deb
        will install the fetched file.

  With apt:
    deb stable/updates main
        added to /etc/apt/sources.list will provide security updates

Additional information can be found on the Debian security web-pages


Debian GNU/Linux 2.2 alias potato

  Potato does not contain the gallery package

Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody

  Woody was released for alpha, arm, hppa, i386, ia64, m68k, mips, mipsel,
  powerpc, s390 and sparc.

  Source archives:
Size/MD5 checksum:      577 34188f0145b780cabc087dc273710428
Size/MD5 checksum:   132099 1a32e57b36ca06d22475938e1e1b19f9
Size/MD5 checksum:     7125 707ec3020491869fa59f66d28e646360

  Architecture independent packages:
Size/MD5 checksum:   132290 8f6f152a45bdd3f632fa1cee5e994132

Debian Security team <>

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