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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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2008-08-27 06:04

This release adds 8 new tests (a Solaris password test, and support for AFICK, AIDE, Osiris, Samhain, Tripwire, NIS, and NIS+ authentication). PID file handling and logging are improved, some tests were slighty rewritten, and a man page check has been added when using --view-manpage.
標籤: Major feature enhancements

2008-08-10 12:45

This release adds several new tests for the AppArmor framework, FreeBSD boot loader, PHP options, and networking. It also has several small improvements and a few bugfixes. Logging is improved and several tests have been extended.
標籤: Major feature enhancements

2008-07-17 06:02

This release has several improved tests for networking, php, LDAP, NTP, and MySQL. It also has extended support for Mac OS X and Solaris, and updated documentation on the Web site, profile, and FAQ.
標籤: Minor feature enhancements

2008-06-29 06:44

This release adds initial support for AIX and
HP-UX, has new tests for iptables and zombie
process detection, and adds new options like
--no-colors and --reverse-colors. It also fixes
several incorrect messages, has improved logging,
SuSE Linux detection, and a better way of
collecting the warning messages.
標籤: Minor bugfixes

2008-06-20 02:18

This release adds a big amount of new tests including syslog, Solaris zones, LDAP authentication, iptables, sudoers files, and home directories. It has new sections, improved warning/error messages, improved logging, ID reassignments, and a few small bugfixes.
標籤: Major feature enhancements

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