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Debian: New gallery packages fix cross-site scripting

Larry Nguyen discovered a cross site scripting vulnerability in gallery, a web-based photo album written in php. This security flaw can allow a malicious user to craft a URL that executes Javascript code on your website. Fixed packages are available from security.debian.org.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA 355-1                     security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                             Matt Zimmerman
July 30th, 2003                         http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : gallery
Vulnerability  : cross-site scripting
Problem-Type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE Ids        : CAN-2003-0614

Larry Nguyen discovered a cross site scripting vulnerability in gallery,
a web-based photo album written in php.  This security flaw can allow a
malicious user to craft a URL that executes Javascript code on your
website.

For the current stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed
in version 1.25-8woody1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.4-3.

We recommend that you update your gallery 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 3.0 alias woody
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  Source archives:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5-8woody1.dsc
      Size/MD5 checksum:      573 99fd36bbfc4accdb0e492af056d47805
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5-8woody1.diff.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:     7333 0e28ce3c9aafc9c4fb33f857614a7721
    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5.orig.tar.gz
      Size/MD5 checksum:   132099 1a32e57b36ca06d22475938e1e1b19f9

  Architecture independent components:

    http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.2.5-8woody1_all.deb
      Size/MD5 checksum:   132574 d9120f1f49aed1e314410f40aa9573f1

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

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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 ' and http://packages.debian.org/
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