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Moderately critical

PhpWebGallery "author" Script Insertion

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Release Date:  2007-09-20    Last Update:  2007-09-24    Views:  9,280

Secunia Advisory SA26908

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Vendor Workaround

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in PhpWebGallery, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct script insertion attacks.

Input passed to the "author" parameter in picture.php is not properly sanitised before being stored. This can be exploited to insert arbitrary HTML and script code, which is executed in a user's browser session in context of an affected site when the malicious data is viewed.

Successful exploitation requires that "Comments for all" is enabled.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.7.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Fixed in the SVN repository.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Discovered by nights_shadow. Independently discovered and reported in a bug report by rub.

Original Advisory:
http://bugs.phpwebgallery.net/view.php?id=702

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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