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Goop Gallery 2.0.2 directory traversal
Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Goop Gallery 2.0.2
Directory Traversal Vulnerability in Goop Gallery 2.0.2

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Armorize-ADV-2006-0004 discloses a special case of directory traversal vulnerability found in Goop Gallery, which is is a directory based photo gallery and does not require database installation. All you have to do is upload your images with GOOP Gallery, set a hand full of configuration variables, and you've got a picture gallery. GOOP Gallery dynamically resizes images to sizes you specify. No need to spend hours making thumbnails or writing code for every picture, GOOP Gallery will do that for you. The configuration file allows you to adjust almost every aspect of your gallery. GOOP Gallery 2.0 allows you to set multiple ways for viewing your images and let's vistors set their own preference.

Affected Software:
Goop Gallery 2.0.2

Vulnerability Description:
Directory Traversal

Allows malicious users to access restricted directories and/or view data outside the normal scope which may lead to information theft and invasion of privacy.


1. Escape every questionable user input.
2. Add sanitization functions before passing parameters to sensitive functions.

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