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Name: psad Distribution: Unknown
Version: 2.1.7 Vendor: Unknown
Release: 1 Build date: Thu Jul 15 00:01:04 2010
Group: System/Servers Build host:
Size: 5757951 Source RPM: psad-2.1.7-1.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.






* Wed Jul 14 2010 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1.7 release
* Fri Jul 09 2010 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1.6 release
* Fri Feb 20 2009 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1.5 release
* Thu Aug 21 2008 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to use the deps/ directory for all perl module sources.
  - psad-2.1.4 release
* Sat Jun 07 2008 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1.3 release
* Thu Apr 03 2008 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1.2 release
* Fri Jan 25 2008 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1.1 release
* Fri Oct 19 2007 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.1 release
* Fri Jul 27 2007 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.8 release
* Mon May 28 2007 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.7 release
* Sat Mar 24 2007 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.6 release
* Thu Mar 01 2007 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.5 release
  - Removed all config files except for psad.conf since the psad daemons now all
    reference the same config file (psad.conf).
* Sat Jan 27 2007 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.4 release
* Sun Dec 31 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.3 release
  - Removed perl module and and scripts.  This
    is a major change that allows psad to be more flexible and completely derive
    its config from the psad.conf file and from the command line.  In the
    previous scheme, psad imported its config with a function within,
    and this required that psad imported the Psad perl module before reading its
    config.  A consequence is that the PSAD_LIBS_DIR var could not be specified
    usefully within the config file.
* Sat Dec 23 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.2 release
* Tue Dec 12 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0.1 release
* Sun Dec 10 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-2.0 release.
  - Added ip_options file for the Snort ipopts rule keyword.
  - Added nf2csv so that normal users can get CSV output from
    Netfilter log messages.
* Sun Oct 15 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.4.8 release.
* Sun Sep 10 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.4.7 release.
* Sat Sep 02 2006 Michael Rash <>
  - Added updates from Mate Wierdl to get psad RPM building on x86_64
* Tue Jun 13 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.
* Tue Jul 12 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.
* Sun Oct 17 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - psad-1.3.4 release.
* Sat Sep 25 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.
* Mon Sep 06 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to psad-1.3.3.
  - Fixed path to psad-init.redhat (Mate Wierdl)
* Thu Jun 24 2004 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated to psad-1.3.2 (added and fw_search.conf
* Tue Oct 14 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Removed ipchains text from description.
  - Added test and config warning message for HOME_NET variable.
  - Updated to version 1.3
* Tue Oct 14 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Removed diskmond since psad handles disk space thresholds
* Sat Oct 11 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Updated spec file to build properly on both Red Hat 7.2 and
    Red Hat 9 systems.
* Tue Sep 23 2003 Lenny Cartier <> 1.2.3-1mdk
  - mandrakized specfile
* Fri Sep 12 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
* Mon Jul 28 2003 Michael Rash <>
  - Initial version.



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