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|Short description=Security auditing and hardening tool
 
|Short description=Security auditing and hardening tool
 
|Full description=Lynis is an auditing and hardening tool for Unix derivatives like Linux/BSD/Solaris. It scans systems to detect software and security issues. Besides security-related information, it will also scan for general system information, installed packages, and possible configuration mistakes. The software is aimed at assisting automated auditing, software patch management, and vulnerability and malware scanning of Unix-based systems.
 
|Full description=Lynis is an auditing and hardening tool for Unix derivatives like Linux/BSD/Solaris. It scans systems to detect software and security issues. Besides security-related information, it will also scan for general system information, installed packages, and possible configuration mistakes. The software is aimed at assisting automated auditing, software patch management, and vulnerability and malware scanning of Unix-based systems.
|Homepage URL=http://www.rootkit.nl/projects/lynis.html
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|Homepage URL=http://cisofy.com/lynis/
 
|Computer languages=Shell script
 
|Computer languages=Shell script
 
|Paid support=Yes
 
|Paid support=Yes
|Keywords=audit, hardening
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|Keywords=audit, hardening, security
|Version identifier=1.3.6
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|Version identifier=1.5.1
|Version date=2013/12/03
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|Version date=2014/04/22
 
|Version status=mature
 
|Version status=mature
 
|Version download=http://cisofy.com/downloads/
 
|Version download=http://cisofy.com/downloads/
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Revision as of 16:16, 30 April 2014

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Lynis

http://cisofy.com/lynis/
Security auditing and hardening tool

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


Download

Download version 1.5.1 (mature)
released on 22 April 2014

Yes

Categories




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
License:GPLv3



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Michael Boelen Lead developer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
AllHomepagehttp://cisofy.com


Software prerequisites



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