lynis v3.0.1 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-10-05 // about 2 years ago
  • Lynis 3.0.1 (2020-10-05)

    โž• Added

    • ๐Ÿง Detection of Alpine Linux
    • ๐Ÿง Detection of CloudLinux
    • ๐Ÿง Detection of Kali Linux
    • ๐Ÿง Detection of Linux Mint
    • ๐ŸŽ Detection of macOS Big Sur (11.0)
    • Detection of Pop!_OS
    • Detection of PHP 7.4
    • Malware detection tool: Microsoft Defender ATP
    • ๐Ÿ†• New flag: --slow-warning to allow tests more time before showing a warning
    • ๐Ÿ”€ Test TIME-3185 to check systemd-timesyncd synchronized time
    • rsh host file permissions

    ๐Ÿ”„ Changed

    • ๐Ÿ›  AUTH-9229 - Added option for LOCKED accounts and bugfix for older bash versions
    • BOOT-5122 - Presence check for grub.d added
    • ๐Ÿ‘ CRYP-7902 - Added support for certificates in DER format
    • CRYP-7931 - Added data to report
    • CRYP-7931 - Redirect errors (e.g. when swap is not encrypted)
    • FILE-6430 - Don't grep nonexistant modprobe.d files
    • FIRE-4535 - Set initial firewall state
    • INSE-8312 - Corrected text on screen
    • ๐Ÿ”ง KRNL-5728 - Handle zipped kernel configuration correctly
    • KRNL-5830 - Improved version detection for non-symlinked kernel
    • MALW-3280 - Extended detection of BitDefender
    • ๐Ÿ”€ TIME-3104 - Find more time synchronization commands
    • TIME-3182 - Corrected detection of time peers
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix: hostid generation routine would sometimes show too short IDs
    • ๐Ÿ›  Fix: language detection
    • ๐ŸŽ Generic improvements for macOS
    • โšก๏ธ German translation updated
    • โšก๏ธ End-of-life database updated
    • Several minor code enhancements

Previous changes from v3.0.0

  • ๐Ÿš€ Major release with security fixes. See CHANGELOG for all details.