Gentoo: Gallery Cross-site scripting vulnerability
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo The cross-site scripting vulnerability that Gallery 1.4.4-pl5 was intended to fix, did not actually resolve the issue. The Gallery Development Team have released version 1.4.4-pl6 to properly solve this problem.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory [UPDATE]               GLSA 200501-45:03
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  Severity: Low
     Title: Gallery: Cross-site scripting vulnerability
      Date: January 30, 2005
   Updated: February 10, 2005
      Bugs: #78522
        ID: 200501-45:03

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Update
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The cross-site scripting vulnerability that Gallery 1.4.4-pl5 was
intended to fix, did not actually resolve the issue.  The Gallery
Development Team have released version 1.4.4-pl6 to properly solve
this problem.

The updated sections appear below.
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     Package           /  Vulnerable  /                     Unaffected
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  1  www-apps/gallery     < 1.4.4_p6                       >= 1.4.4_p6

Resolution
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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.

References
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  [ 1 ] Gallery Announcement
        http://gallery.menalto.com/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=149
  [ 2 ] Secunia Advisory SA13887
        http://secunia.com/advisories/13887/

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

  http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200501-45.xml

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
http://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2005 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

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