chkrootkit - rootkit detector

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Security Updates Main amd64
Package name chkrootkit
Package version 0.49
Package release 4.1+deb7u2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 931 B
Download size 348.92 KB
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Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
chkrootkit_0.49-4.1+deb7u2_i386.deb 0.49 i386 Debian Security Updates Main
chkrootkit_0.49-4.1+deb7u2_amd64.deb 0.49 amd64 Debian Main
chkrootkit_0.49-4.1+deb7u2_i386.deb 0.49 i386 Debian Main
chkrootkit - - -


Name Value
binutils -
debconf -
debconf >= 0.5
debconf-2.0 -
libc6 >= 2.7
net-tools -
procps -


Type URL
Binary Package chkrootkit_0.49-4.1+deb7u2_amd64.deb
Source Package chkrootkit

Install Howto

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


2014-06-03 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.49-4.1+deb7u2) stable-security; urgency=high
* Fix CVE-2014-0476
Thanks to Thomas Stangner
2011-12-15 - Christian Perrier <>
chkrootkit (0.49-4.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Trivial lintian fixes:
- Do not use brace expansion in chkrootkit.install
- Introduce tricial build-arch and build-indep build targets
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Danish (Joe Hansen).  Closes: #605436
- Dutch (Jeroen Schot).  Closes: #623569
- Catalan (Innocent De Marchi).  Closes: #632199
- Slovak (Slavko).  Closes: #651186
2010-03-03 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.49-4) unstable; urgency=low
* [4cb2e6c] Removed unused patches
* [08588e1] Updated my email address, and removed DMUA
* [b572b4a] Bump Standards-Version, no changes needed
* [19ce77e] Fixed -e option in cron.daily. (Closes: #549938) - thanks
to Xavier
2009-08-28 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.49-3) unstable; urgency=low
* [543dafe] Fixed chkutmp parser and added a regexp to ignore PIDs in
chkutmp output, thanks to Aaron M. Ucko. (Closes: #542327)
* [d016db0] chkutmp: sort ps output by tty,ruser,args. Thanks to Aaron
M. Ucko
* [c1fb66c] Updated to standards version 3.8.3 (No changes needed)
2009-08-15 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.49-2) unstable; urgency=low
* [3ee046b] Provide exit code at the end of chkrootkit script, thanks
to Arjan Opmeer (Closes: #541060)
2009-08-09 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.49-1) unstable; urgency=low
* [70bf018] Imported Upstream version 0.49
* [508aa04] Refreshed patches, removed nophpcheck.patch and
* [64b0759] Fix a typo in chkrootkit -q check, thanks to  Jesse Norell
(Closes: #538277)
* [bdc9cac] Updated to standards version 3.8.2 (No changes needed)
2009-04-24 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.48-10) unstable; urgency=low
* [5feed88] Add a symlink for chklastlog and chkwtmp in /usr/sbin
* [d194ed8] debian/cron.daily: Updated the dhcpd regexp to handle
ethernet aliases. Thanks Richard Salts. (Closes: #525370)
* [360a01a] Updated to standards version 3.8.1 (No changes needed)
* [f757c97] Bump to debhelper 7 compatibility levels
* [9f66bca] debian/control: Updated Vcs-Browser field
* [0d019b3] debian/rules: use dh_prep instead of deprecated dh_clean
* [a73e8f6] use set -e in debian/config and debian/cron.daily and fix
pedantic lintian warning maintainer-script-without-set-e
2009-01-07 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.48-9) unstable; urgency=low
* [5e5e86d] Updated Spanish debconf translation, thanks to Francisco
Javier Cuadrado (Closes: #507753)
* [bda385f] Switch to quilt
* [730645f] debian/README.source: Updated with quilt info
* [4f11213] debian/patches/excludes.patch: extend -e options also for
files associated with specific rootkits (Closes: #498062) and write
rootkit filenames (Closes: #126160), thanks to James R. Van Zandt.
* [fe81414] debian/cron.daily: Warns about the change until the user
acknowledges the change. (Closes: #286735, #445955) Thanks to
Richard Lewis
* [d22dd97] Use /var/log/chkrootkit as log dir instead of
/var/cache/chkrootkit, and remove it on purge
2008-11-26 - Giuseppe Iuculano <>
chkrootkit (0.48-8) unstable; urgency=low
* debian/patches/fixchkdirsinppc.dpatch: This trivial patch fixes "chkdirs
called with wrong arguments" issue on powerpc. Thanks to Enrico Zini
(Closes: #501066)
* debian/control: Removed pointless libc6.1-dev [ia64] depends
introduced as a workaround for an old bug in kernel-headers (2.4.x)

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