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Lynis is an security auditing and hardening tool for Unix derivatives like Linux/BSD/Solaris. It performs an in-depth scan on the system to detect software and security issues. Besides information related to security, it will also scan for general system information, installed packages, and possible configuration mistakes. The software is aimed at assisting automated auditing, configuration management, software patch management, vulnerability detection, and malware scanning of Unix-based systems.

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2011-12-26 05:58

Some tests have been extended and a few new ones have been added to this release. There are also improvements for the screen output and logging.

2009-12-16 07:49

This release adds several fixes and improvements for Squid, a few new tests, and improved logging and reporting.

2009-12-09 04:08

This release adds initial support for Squid and several tests related to user authentication. Several improvements have been made, including some small bugfixes.

2009-11-02 04:33

This release adds AIX support and several new tests related to SSH, logging, databases, and SMTP. Many minor issues are solved or improved.

2009-04-06 07:59

This release has several new tests and test improvements, like a sudoers file permissions check, a core dumps configuration check for Linux, PHP tests, and an /etc/issue banner test.

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