Gallery user bypass authentication

gallery-user-bypass-authentication (16301) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Gallery could allow a remote attacker to bypass authentication, caused by an unspecified authentication error. A remote attacker could use this vulnerability to gain access to Gallery.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Gallery (1.4.3-pl2 or later), available from the Gallery Web site. See References.

For Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 (woody):
Upgrade to the latest Gallery package (1.2.5-8 or later), as listed in DSA-512. See References.

For Gentoo Linux:
Upgrade to the latest version of Gallery(1.4.3_p2 or later), as listed in GLSA 200406-10. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.


  • Gallery Web site: Gallery :: your photos on your website.
  • BID-10451: Gallery Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-0522: Gallery 1.4.3 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and obtain Gallery administrator privileges.
  • DSA-512: gallery -- unauthenticated access
  • GLSA-200406-10: Gallery: Privilege escalation vulnerability
  • OSVDB ID: 6524: Gallery init.php Authentication Bypass
  • SA11752: Gallery User Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Debian Debian Linux 3.0
  • Gallery Gallery 1.2 up to 1.4.3-pl2
  • Gentoo Linux


Jun 02, 2004

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