OSSEC v1.5 released

From http://www.ossec.net/main/ossec-v15-released :

We are very pleased to announce the general availability of OSSEC version 1.5. 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 .

Special thanks to Martin West, Sebastien Tricaud, Giannis Vrentzos, Sandro Gauci, Michael Starks, Cedric Bleimling, Dean Takemori and Dennis Golden for the contributions and John Lewis, Daniel Medianero, John Ives and Derek Morris for beta testing this release.

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