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[logs] OSSEC v1.5 released
May 02 2008 12:27AM
Daniel Cid (dcid ossec net)
The OSSEC team is pleased to announce the general availability of OSSEC HIDS
OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System and
performs log analysis,
integrity checking, Windows registry monitoring, rootkit detection,
real-time alerting and active response.
It runs on most operating systems, including Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD,
MacOS, Solaris and Windows.
This version comes with lots of bug fixes and new features, including:
-New log formats (info):
* Solaris BSM auditing logs
* Asterisk logs
* Checkpoint and Smart Defense logs
* Debian package (dpkg) install/status/remove messages
* Shorewall logs
* Postfix SASL error messages
* Localized pure-ftpd messages (for 12 different languages)
* DJB multilog
-Greek translation of the install.
-Added agent_control tool to manage the agents directly from the server (info).
-New options to syscheckd/rootcheckd to better schedule the scans (info).
-Performance improvements to the Windows Agent, specially when dealing with
large event logs.
-Added new options to Rootcheck to look for common web exploits installed
on the system (used to attack others).
*Check the v1.5 Changelog to see all the changes and contributors:
*Download it from: http://www.ossec.net/main/downloads .
Daniel B. Cid
dcid ( at ) ossec.net
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