Debian DSA-646-1 : imagemagick - buffer overflow

High Nessus Plugin ID 16213

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VPR Score: 5.5


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


Andrei Nigmatulin discovered a buffer overflow in the PSD image-decoding module of ImageMagick, a commonly used image manipulation library. Remote exploitation with a carefully crafted image could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


Upgrade the imagemagick packages.

For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 16213

File Name: debian_DSA-646.nasl

Version: 1.22

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2005/01/19

Updated: 2021/01/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.5

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:imagemagick, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:3.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2005/01/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2005/01/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0005

DSA: 646