memdump - utility to dump memory contents to standard output

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename memdump_1.01-8_i386.deb
Package name memdump
Package version 1.01
Package release 8
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin implemented-in::c role::program scope::utility
License -
Maintainer Debian Security Tools <>
Download size 14.31 KB
Installed size 44.00 KB
Program which dumps system memory to the standard output stream, skipping over
holes in memory maps. By default, the program dumps the contents of physical
This program will not work if CONFIG_STRICT_DEVMEM is enabled in kernel. Since
2.6 version, several kernels are enabling this option by default.
memdump is useful in security tests and forensics investigations.


Package Version Architecture Repository
memdump_1.01-8_amd64.deb 1.01 amd64 Debian Main
memdump - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package memdump_1.01-8_i386.deb
Source Package memdump

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install memdump deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install memdump




2018-11-26 - Joao Eriberto Mota Filho <>
memdump (1.01-8) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Joao Eriberto Mota Filho ]
* Migrated DH level to 11.
* debian/control:
- Added Suggests field.
- Bumped Standards-Version to 4.2.1.
- Improved long description.
* debian/copyright:
- Reorganized all copyright file.
- Updated packaging copyright years.
* debian/ renamed to docs.
* debian/memdump.install: renamed to install.
* debian/memdump.manpages: renamed to manpages.
* debian/patches/:
- 01-hurd.patch: added Last-Update field.
- 04-change-manpage-level.patch: created to move manpage from level 1
to 8 because memdump is inside /usr/sbin.
- 05-fix-option-manpage.patch: created to fix an issue in manpage.
The -d option must be -s. Thanks to Andrew Kvalheim. (LP: #784353)
* debian/README.Debian: added to explain about memory protection issues.
* debian/rules: added DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS variable to fix
* debian/tests/control: added to perform a trivial test.
[ Raphaël Hertzog ]
* Update team maintainer address to Debian Security Tools
* Update Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser for the move to
2015-07-28 - Raphaël Hertzog <>
memdump (1.01-7) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Update patch to avoid FTBFS when the kernel major version changes.
Closes: #790261
* Switch to 3.0 (quilt) source format.
* Switch to debhelper compat 9 with short rules file.
* Drop useless lintian overrides
* Update copyright file to follow version 1.0 of the copyright format.
* Add patch 03-build-flags-support.patch to support hardening build
* Add a watch file
2012-09-27 - Hilko Bengen <>
memdump (1.01-6.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload
* Adding patch to fix FTBFS on Linux 3.x systems (Closes: #688510)
2009-07-09 - Daniel Baumann <>
memdump (1.01-6) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating package to standards version 3.8.2.
* Adding lintian overrides.
* Using correct rfc-2822 date formats in changelog.
* Adding patch from Barry deFreese <> to fix FTBFS
on Debian GNU/Hurd (Closes: #532390).
2009-05-28 - Daniel Baumann <>
memdump (1.01-5) unstable; urgency=low
* Updating vcs fields.
* Adding myself to copyright file.
* Prefixing debhelper files with package name.
* Updating to standards 3.8.1.
* Updating year in copyright file.
2008-09-14 - Daniel Baumann <>
memdump (1.01-4) unstable; urgency=low
[ Christophe Monniez ]
* Fixing the short description (Closes: #493605).
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Updating to standards 3.8.0.
* Upgrading package to debhelper 7.
* Sorting vcs fields in control file.
2008-03-08 - Daniel Baumann <>
memdump (1.01-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Juan Angulo Moreno ]
* Fixed description. (Closes: #468247)
[ Daniel Baumann ]
* Restored wrapping of long description.

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