Fedora 19 Update: lynis-1.3.8-1.fc19

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Fedora Update Notification
2013-12-28 22:54:13

Name        : lynis
Product     : Fedora 19
Version     : 1.3.8
Release     : 1.fc19
URL         : http://cisofy.com/lynis/
Summary     : Security and system auditing tool
Description :
Lynis is an auditing and hardening tool for Unix/Linux and you might even call
it a compliance tool. It scans the system and installed software. Then it
performs many individual security control checks. It determines the hardening
state of the machine, detects security issues and provides suggestions to
improve the security defense of the system.

Update Information:

* 1.3.8 (2013-12-25)

 - New parameter --view-categories to display available test categories
 - Added /etc/hosts check (duplicates) [NAME-4402]
 - Added /etc/hosts check (hostname) [NAME-4404]
 - Added /etc/hosts check (localhost mapping) [NAME-4406]
 - Portmaster test for possible port upgrades [PKGS-7378]
 - Check for SPARC improve boot loader (SILO) [BOOT-5142]
 - NFS client access test [STRG-1930]
 - Check system uptime [BOOT-5202]
 - YUM repolist check [PKGS-7383]
 - Contributors file added

 - Improved locate database check and reporting [FILE-6410]
 - Improved PAE/No eXecute test for Linux kernel [KRNL-5677]
 - Disabled NIS domain name from test [NAME-4028]
 - Extended NIS domain test to check BSD sysctl value [NAME-4306]
 - Extended PAM tools check with PAM paths [AUTH-9262]
 - Adjusted Apache check to avoid skipping it [HTTP-6622]
 - Extended USB state testing [STRG-1840]
 - Extended Firewire state testing [STRG-1846]
 - Extended core dump test [KRNL-5820]
 - Added /lib/i386-linux-gnu/security to PAM directories
 - Added /usr/X11R6/bin directory to binary paths
 - Improved readability of screen output
 - Improved logging for several tests
 - Improved Debian version detection
 - Added warning to BIND test [NAME-4206]
 - Extended binaries with showmount and yum
 - Updated man page

* Sat Dec 28 2013 Christopher Meng <rpm at cicku.me> - 1.3.8-1
- Update to 1.3.8
* Thu Dec 12 2013 Christopher Meng <rpm at cicku.me> - 1.3.7-1
- Update to 1.3.7
* Wed Dec  4 2013 Christopher Meng <rpm at cicku.me> - 1.3.6-1
- Update to 1.3.6
* Tue Nov 26 2013 Christopher Meng <rpm at cicku.me> - 1.3.5-1
- Update to 1.3.5
* Sat Aug  3 2013 Fedora Release Engineering <rel-eng at lists.fedoraproject.org> - 1.2.9-6
- Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_20_Mass_Rebuild

  [ 1 ] Bug #1046659 - lynis-1.3.8 is available

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update lynis' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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