NextGEN Gallery <= 2.2.44 - Cross-Site Scripting via image alt and title text

Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')
CVE CVE-2018-1000172
CVSS 4.8 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 14, 2018
Last Updated February 2, 2023
Researcher Zhouyuan Yang - Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs


Imagely NextGEN Gallery version 2.2.30 and earlier contains a Cross Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Image Alt & Title Text. This attack appears to be exploitable via a victim viewing the image in the administrator page. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 2.2.45.



Vulnerability Details for Photo Gallery, Sliders, Proofing and Themes – NextGEN Gallery

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug nextgen-gallery (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 2.2.45, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • <= 2.2.44
Patched Version
  • 2.2.45

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