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[GLSA-200406-10] Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200406-10
(Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability)
There is a vulnerability in the Gallery photo album software which may
allow a possible hacker to gain administrator rights within Gallery. A
Gallery administrator has full access to all albums and photos on the
server, thus attackers may add or delete photos at will.
Attackers may gain full access to all Gallery albums. There is no risk to
the webserver itself, or the server on which it runs.
There is no known workaround at this time. All users are encouraged to
upgrade to the latest available version.
All users should upgrade to the latest available version of Gallery.
# emerge sync
# emerge -pv ">=app-misc/gallery-1.4.3_p2"
# emerge ">=app-misc/gallery-1.4.3_p2"
Threat Level: Medium
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