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Audit tools are used by security professionals to ensure no vulnerabilities are present. Also included are tools to look for weak passwords.

Tested on openSUSE

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Auditing Applications available for openSUSE

AIDE - a IDS (Intrusion Detection) tool that looks for file changes - replaces tripwire

audit - User Space Tools for 2.6 Kernel Auditing

chkrootkit - looks for signs of rootkits on the system

clamav - looks for malware

lynis - a security and system auditing tool

john the ripper - checks for weak passwords

logsurfer - a tool for monitoring logs and performing actions - eg. generate an email

nikto - a vulnerability scanner for webservers

ophcrack - checks for weak windows passwords

pdfcrack - checks for weak PDF passwords

tripwire - a IDS (intusion detection) tool that looks for changed files - see AIDE

Audit Tool Versions

Tool 11.4 12.1 12.2 factory devel repo comment
AIDE v0.15.1 v0.15.1 v0.15.1 v0.15.1 security
chkrootkit v0.49 v0.49 v0.49 v0.49 security
clamav v0.97.6 v0.97.6 v0.97.6 v0.97.6 security Updated via security patch
john the ripper v1.7.6 v1.7.8 v1.7.8 v1.7.9 security
logsurfer N/A N/A N/A N/A security/v1.8 Expect v1.9 to be in 12.3
lynis N/A v1.2.9 v1.3.0 v1.3.0 security
nikto N/A N/A N/A N/A security/v2.1.5
ophcrack N/A N/A N/A N/A security/v3.4.0
pdfcrack N/A N/A N/A N/A security/v0.11
tripwire N/A N/A N/A N/A security/v2.4.2 AIDE is the openSUSE preferred solution

As you can see most if not all auditing tools are maintained in the security repo. If you want to have the latest version available, you should consider adding the security repo to your list of repositories.


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