RHEL 3 : ImageMagick (RHSA-2004:480)

high Nessus Plugin ID 15535
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The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


Updated ImageMagick packages that fix a BMP loader vulnerability are now available.

ImageMagick(TM) is an image display and manipulation tool for the X Window System.

A heap overflow flaw has been discovered in the ImageMagick image handler. An attacker could create a carefully crafted BMP file in such a way that it could cause ImageMagick to execute arbitrary code when processing the image. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2004-0827 to this issue.

Users of ImageMagick should upgrade to this updated package, which contains a backported patch, and is not vulnerable to this issue.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 15535

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2004-480.nasl

Version: 1.27

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/21/2004

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.5


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ImageMagick, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:imagemagick-c%2b%2b, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:imagemagick-c%2b%2b-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ImageMagick-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ImageMagick-perl, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:3

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

Patch Publication Date: 10/20/2004

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/16/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0827

RHSA: 2004:480