Coppermine Photo Gallery up to 1.4.11 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Coppermine Photo Gallery up to 1.4.11 (Photo Gallery Software) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The software does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity.

The bug was discovered 01/29/2008. The weakness was released 01/31/2008 by Janek Vind (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2008-0505 since 01/31/2008. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 31183 (FreeBSD : coppermine -- multiple vulnerabilities (9f581778-e3d4-11dc-bb89-000bcdc1757a)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 1.4.12 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 4 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (40055) and Tenable (31183). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 3570, 3571, 3572 and 40767.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.9

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 31183
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : coppermine -- multiple vulnerabilities (9f581778-e3d4-11dc-bb89-000bcdc1757a)
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OpenVAS ID: 60453
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: coppermine
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Photo Gallery 1.4.12


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Researcher: Janek Vind
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-0505 (🔍)
X-Force: 40055
SecurityTracker: 1019285
Vulnerability Center: 17762 - Coppermine Photo Gallery (CPG) < 1.4.15 Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities, Medium
SecurityFocus: 27511 - Coppermine Photo Gallery 'showdoc.php' Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 28682
OSVDB: 41677 - Coppermine Photo Gallery showdoc.php cross-site scripting
Vupen: ADV-2008-0367

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Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 08/06/2019 09:20 AM
Changes: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM (74), 08/06/2019 09:20 AM (12)
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