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Name: psad Distribution: Unknown
Version: 1.4.8 Vendor: Unknown
Release: 1 Build date: Mon Oct 16 01:24:22 2006
Group: System/Servers Build host: lorien
Size: 2369091 Source RPM: psad-1.4.8-1.src.rpm
Summary: Psad analyzes iptables log messages for suspect traffic
Port Scan Attack Detector (psad) is a collection of three lightweight
system daemons written in Perl and in C that are designed to work with Linux
iptables firewalling code to detect port scans and other suspect traffic.  It
features a set of highly configurable danger thresholds (with sensible
defaults provided), verbose alert messages that include the source,
destination, scanned port range, begin and end times, tcp flags and
corresponding nmap options, reverse DNS info, email and syslog alerting,
automatic blocking of offending ip addresses via dynamic configuration of
iptables rulesets, and passive operating system fingerprinting.  In addition,
psad incorporates many of the tcp, udp, and icmp signatures included in the
snort intrusion detection system ( to detect highly
suspect scans for various backdoor programs (e.g. EvilFTP, GirlFriend,
SubSeven), DDoS tools (mstream, shaft), and advanced port scans (syn, fin,
xmas) which are easily leveraged against a machine via nmap.  psad can also
alert on snort signatures that are logged via fwsnort
(, which makes use of the
iptables string match module to detect application layer signatures.






* Mon Oct 16 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.4.8 release.
* Mon Sep 11 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.4.7 release.
* Sun Sep 03 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - Added updates from Mate Wierdl to get psad RPM building on x86_64
* Wed Jun 14 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - Added installation of snort_rule_dl file.
  - psad-1.4.6 release.
* Fri Jan 13 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.4.5 release.
* Sun Nov 27 2005 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.4.4 release.
* Tue Nov 22 2005 Michael Rash <>
  - Removed smtpdaemon dependency since psad can be run without sending
    email alerts by configuring /etc/psad/alert.conf appropriately.
* Wed Jul 13 2005 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to only update syslog.conf if it actually exists. Psad
    is now comptable with other syslog daemons, and also with ulogd.
* Thu Mar 10 2005 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to new IPTables-Parse and IPTables-ChainMgr modules.
  - psad-1.4.1 release.
* Fri Nov 26 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - Added ps.os file.
  - psad-1.4.0 release.
* Mon Oct 18 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.3.4 release.
* Sun Sep 26 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - Added Bit::Vector back since not having it causes dependency
    problems with Date::Calc even though psad does not require any
    Date::Calc functions that require Bit::Vector functions.
* Tue Sep 07 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to psad-1.3.3.
  - Fixed path to psad-init.redhat (Mate Wierdl)
* Fri Jun 25 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to psad-1.3.2 (added and fw_search.conf
* Wed Oct 15 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Removed ipchains text from description.
  - Added test and config warning message for HOME_NET variable.
  - Updated to version 1.3
* Wed Oct 15 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Removed diskmond since psad handles disk space thresholds
* Sun Oct 12 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated spec file to build properly on both Red Hat 7.2 and
    Red Hat 9 systems.
* Wed Sep 24 2003 Lenny Cartier <> 1.2.3-1mdk
  - mandrakized specfile
* Sat Sep 13 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Added interface tracking for scans.
  - Bugfix for not opening /etc/hosts.deny the right way in
  - Bugfix for psadfifo path in syslog-ng config.
  - Better format for summary stats section in email alerts.
  - Bugfix for INIT_DIR path on non-RedHat systems.
  - Bugfix for gzip path.
  - Make installed last of all perl modules installed
    by psad.
  - Added additional call to incr_syscall_ctr() in psadwatchd.c
* Tue Jul 29 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Initial version.



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