This layer provides security tools, hardening tools for Linux kernels and libraries for implementing security mechanisms.

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The meta-security layer depends upon:

Recipe name Version Description
aircrack-ng 1.3 Aircrack-ng is a set of tools for auditing wireless networks
apparmor 2.13.6 AppArmor another MAC control system
arpwatch 3.0
bastille 3.2.1 Linux hardening tool
buck-security 0.7 Linux security scanner
ccs-tools 1.8.4 Tomoyo
checksec 2.1.0 Linux system security checks
checksecurity 2.0.15 basic system security checks
chkrootkit 0.53 locally checks for signs of a rootkit
clamav 0.101.5 ClamAV anti-virus utility for Unix - command-line interface
ding-libs 0.5.0 Dynamic hash table implementation
dm-verity-image-initramfs 1.0 Simple initramfs image for mounting the rootfs over the verity device mapper.
ecryptfs-utils 111 The eCryptfs mount helper and support libraries
fscryptctl 0.1.0 low-level tool handling Linux filesystem encryption
google-authenticator-libpam 1.08 Google Authenticator PAM module
isic 0.07 ISIC -- IP Stack Integrity Checker
lib-perl 0.63 This is a small simple module which simplifies the manipulation of @INC at compile time. It is typically used to add extra directories to Perl's search path so that later 'use' or 'require' statements will find modules which are not located in the default search path.
libgssglue 0.4 Exports a gssapi interface which calls other gssapi libraries
libhtp 0.5.32 LibHTP is a security-aware parser for the HTTP protocol and the related bits and pieces.
libmhash Library of hashing algorithms.
libmspack 1.9.1 A library for Microsoft compression formats
libseccomp 2.4.3 interface to seccomp filtering mechanism
libwhisker2-perl 2.5 Libwhisker is a Perl module geared specificly for HTTP testing.
mmap-smack-test 1.0 Mmap binary used to test smack mmap attribute
ncrack 0.7 Network authentication cracking tool
nikto 2.1.6 web server scanner
packagegroup-core-security 1.0 Security packagegroup for Poky
packagegroup-core-security-ptest 1.0 Security ptest packagegroup
paxctl 0.9 paxctl is a tool that allows PaX flags to be modified on a per-binary basis. PaX is part of common security-enhancing kernel patches and secure distributions, such as GrSecurity or Adamantix and Hardened Gen-too, respectively.
python3-fail2ban Daemon to ban hosts that cause multiple authentication errors.
python3-scapy 2.4.3 Network scanning and manipulation tool
python3-suricata-update 1.1.1 The tool for updating your Suricata rules.
redhat-security 1.0 redhat security tools
samhain-client 4.3.3 Provides file integrity checking and log file monitoring/analysis
samhain-server 4.3.3 Provides file integrity checking and log file monitoring/analysis
samhain-standalone 4.3.3 Provides file integrity checking and log file monitoring/analysis
security-build-image 1.0 A small image for building meta-security packages
security-client-image 1.0 A Client side Security example
security-server-image 1.0 A Serve side image for Security example
security-test-image 1.0 A small image for testing meta-security packages
smack 1.3.1 Selection of tools for developers working with Smack
smack-test 1.0 Smack test scripts
sssd 1.16.4 system security services daemon
suricata 4.1.6 The Suricata Engine is an Open Source Next Generation Intrusion Detection and Prevention Engine
tcp-smack-test 1.0 Binary used to test smack tcp sockets
tripwire Tripwire: A system integrity assessment tool (IDS)
udp-smack-test 1.0 Binary used to test smack udp sockets