ImageMagick < 6.9.11-40 / 7.x < 7.0.10-40 -authenticate Option Command Injection

medium Nessus Plugin ID 144454
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote Windows host has an application installed that is affected by a command injection vulnerability.


The remote Windows host has a version of ImageMagick installed that is prior to 6.9.11-40 or 7.x prior to 7.0.10-4.
It is, therefore, affected by a command injection vulnerability via the -authenticate option.


Upgrade to ImageMagick version 6.9.11-40 or 7.0.10-40 or later.

Note that you may need to manually uninstall the vulnerable version from the system.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 144454

File Name: imagemagick_7_0_10-40.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 12/18/2020

Updated: 12/29/2020

Dependencies: imagemagick_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-29599

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:imagemagick:imagemagick

Required KB Items: installed_sw/ImageMagick

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/21/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-29599

IAVB: 2020-B-0076