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ESB-2007.0893 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux][Debian] -- New gallery2 packages fix privilege escalation

Date: 09 November 2007

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                ESB-2007.0893 -- [Win][UNIX/Linux][Debian]
              New gallery2 packages fix privilege escalation
                              9 November 2007

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:              gallery2
Publisher:            Debian
Operating System:     Debian GNU/Linux 4.0
                      UNIX variants (UNIX, Linux, OSX)
                      Windows
Impact:               Inappropriate Access
Access:               Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names:            CVE-2007-4650

Original Bulletin:    http://www.debian.org/security/2007/dsa-1404

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on
         platforms other than Debian. It is recommended that administrators
         running gallery2 check for an updated version of the software for
         their operating system.

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Debian Security Advisory DSA 1404-1                    security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Thijs Kinkhorst
November 8th, 2007                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : gallery2
Vulnerability  : programming error
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2007-4650

Nicklous Roberts discovered that the Reupload module of Gallery 2, a web
based photo management application, allowed unauthorized users to edit
Gallery's data file.

The oldstable distribution (sarge) does not contain a gallery2 package.
The previous gallery package is not affected by this vulnerability.

For the stable distribution (etch) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.1.2-2.0.etch.1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 2.2.3-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your gallery2 package.


Upgrade Instructions
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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 4.0 alias etch
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery2/gallery2_2.1.2-2.0.etch.1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      884 1292cd38f037d14233c50c82f2656559
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery2/gallery2_2.1.2-2.0.etch.1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:    17103 96a6d2095129554de20e23203ff07cfa
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery2/gallery2_2.1.2.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:  9506000 0603fedf38581e11c27a78d451f2730f

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery2/gallery2_2.1.2-2.0.etch.1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:  9623730 6292925bcfc5b35ef7c7493b0869019d


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

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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>
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