DSA 879-1: New gallery packages fix privilege escalation
Posted on: 11/02/2005 08:12 AM

The Debian Security Team published a new security update for Debian GNU/Linux. Here the announcement:

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
Debian Security Advisory DSA 879-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Martin Schulze
November 2nd, 2005 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : gallery
Vulnerability : programming error
Problem type : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2005-2596

A bug in gallery has been discoverd that grants all registrated
postnuke users full access to the gallery.

The old stable distribution (woody) is not affected by this problem.

For the stable distribution (sarge) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5-1sarge1.

For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5-2.

We recommend that you upgrade your gallery package.


Upgrade Instructions
- --------------------

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 3.1 alias sarge
- --------------------------------

Source archives:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.5-1sarge1.dsc
Size/MD5 checksum: 589 66094a4fb1cc5429e8fc7815aa0f2c32
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.5-1sarge1.diff.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 15051 2239879af55f3de1abb91c036bf9a7a3
http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.5.orig.tar.gz
Size/MD5 checksum: 6654533 7d610b59e7bf9edbbfa0abb38e041754

Architecture independent components:

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/g/gallery/gallery_1.5-1sarge1_all.deb
Size/MD5 checksum: 6570176 d68b5e9c23c40acb4457882ee2b8a1a8


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

- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
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 lt;pkggt;' and http://packages.debian.org/lt;pkggt;

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v1.4.2 (GNU/Linux)

iD8DBQFDaFTZW5ql+IAeqTIRAipjAJ9m/hQ2WiU+cV8mPmCCgZKhgzYEgACeLNoJ
9okdzwzOyfHnuAysIlHIUiM=
=MQEH
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----



Printed from Linux Compatible (http://www.linuxcompatible.org/news/story/dsa_879_1_new_gallery_packages_fix_privilege_escalation.html)