CentOS 7 : ImageMagick (CESA-2021:0024)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 146883
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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote CentOS Linux host is missing a security update.


The remote CentOS Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the CESA-2021:0024 advisory.

- ImageMagick: Shell injection via PDF password could result in arbitrary code execution (CVE-2020-29599)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 146883

File Name: centos_RHSA-2021-0024.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/27/2021

Updated: 3/1/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.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: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ImageMagick, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:imagemagick-c%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:imagemagick-c%2b%2b-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ImageMagick-devel, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ImageMagick-doc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:ImageMagick-perl, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/CentOS/release, Host/CentOS/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/27/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/7/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-29599

RHSA: 2021:0024

CWE: 77