GLSA-200411-11 : ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow

critical Nessus Plugin ID 15645
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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200411-11 (ImageMagick: EXIF buffer overflow)

ImageMagick fails to do proper bounds checking when handling image files with EXIF information.
Impact :

An attacker could use an image file with specially crafted EXIF information to cause arbitrary code execution with the permissions of the user running ImageMagick.
Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.


All ImageMagick users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=media-gfx/imagemagick-'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 15645

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-200411-11.nasl

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 11/7/2004

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:imagemagick, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 11/6/2004

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-0981

GLSA: 200411-11