denyhosts - Utility to help sys admins thwart SSH crackers

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Security Updates Main amd64
Package name denyhosts
Package version 2.6
Package release 10+deb7u3
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 310 B
Download size 72.92 KB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
denyhosts_2.6-10+deb7u3_all.deb 2.6 all Debian Security Updates Main
denyhosts_2.6-10+deb7u3_all.deb 2.6 all Debian Main
denyhosts_2.6-10+deb7u3_all.deb 2.6 all Debian Main
denyhosts - - -


Name Value
lsb-base >= 3.1-13
python >= 2.6.6-7~


Type URL
Binary Package denyhosts_2.6-10+deb7u3_all.deb
Source Package denyhosts

Install Howto

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


2014-01-23 - Yves-Alexis Perez <>
denyhosts (2.6-10+deb7u3) wheezy-security; urgency=medium
[ Helmut Grohne ]
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Fix another regression. Closes: 734329.
2013-12-22 - Helmut Grohne <>
denyhosts (2.6-10+deb7u2) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Fix regression with patterns made too restrictive.
2013-12-22 - Helmut Grohne <>
denyhosts (2.6-10+deb7u1) wheezy-security; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload by the Security Team.
* Address CVE-2013-6890. Also Closes: #692229.
2011-08-17 - Marco Nenciarini <>
denyhosts (2.6-10) unstable; urgency=low
[ Marco Nenciarini ]
* [526c9cb] Switch vcs fields to git
* [ae3d952] Add debian/gbp.conf to make easy the usage of git-buildpackage
and gbp-pq
* [59c1cc1] Convert all patches to gbp-pq compatible format
* [7d0f0dd] Remove the dh_make standatd template from the watch file
[ Kyle Willmon ]
* [62965a5] Fixed 06_permit_rootlogin_no to match hostnames (Closes: #462926)
* [6d355a6] Fixed section for installed FAQ
* [d392fc9] Updated description removes lintian warning
* [5fd3570] Revert patch which did not actually fix #508504 (Closes: #546772)
* [b23dade] Bump standards version
* [88a069e] Remove Conflicts and Replaces from old transition
* [caa300f] Convert from cdbs with python-central to debhelper with
dh_python2 and bump compat
* [32c638a] Remove upgrade workaround for bug in < 2.5-3
* [b94d5d6] Add support for /run
* [a4d9eaa] Fix whitespace issue in 04_migrate_warning.patch
* [ae61317] Correct Vcs-* fields after Alioth transition
2011-04-13 - Kyle Willmon <>
denyhosts (2.6-9) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer (Closes: #614581)
* debian/denyhosts.logrotate: Do not source /etc/denyhosts.conf since it may
not be a valid shell script (Closes: #608672)
* debian/dh_reenable: Added reasonable error message when script is not run
as root (Closes: #619390)
* debian/denyhosts.init:
- Added support for the "status" action (Closes: #547036)
- Fixed messages in "restart" and "force-reload" actions which were being
output incorrectly.
* Updated Vcs tags to recommended format
* Added a patch to correct /bin/env to /usr/bin/env
* debian/denyhosts.doc-base: Added to register FAQ with doc-base
* Fixed postinst script to make /var/lib/denyhosts 0750 instead of 0200
2010-12-23 - Steve M. Robbins <>
denyhosts (2.6-8.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer Upload
* denyhosts.postinst: Don't fail if /var/lib/denyhosts exists.  Closes:
2010-12-15 - Marco Bertorello <>
denyhosts (2.6-8) unstable; urgency=low
* Explicited in package description that denyhosts doesn't support IPv6.
(Closes: #541401, #464135)
* Applied a patch from ubuntu that prevent dh to start with 
configuration twice.
* Fixed permission of log files and configuration file to be 
root-readable only. (Closes: #573585, #573585)
* Update Standards-Version to 3.9.1.
* Modified logrotate script to clean the hosts.deny file (or the 
personalized one) from duplicates entry. (Closes: #605632)
2010-02-08 - Marco Nenciarini <>
denyhosts (2.6-7) unstable; urgency=low
* Acknowledge NMU (Thanks, Michael!) (Closes: #566688)
* Fix sinchronization spelling in extended description. (Closes: #535273)
* Add period at the end of the extended description.
* Update Standards-Version to 3.8.4 (no changes required).
* Switch to source format 3.0 (quilt)
* Install upstream changelog (found by Lintian).
* Add Vcs-* and Homepage fileds in control file.

See Also

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dhcpcd_3.2.3-11+deb7u1_amd64.deb DHCP client for automatically configuring IPv4 networking
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dietlibc-dev_0.33~cvs20120325-4+deb7u1_amd64.deb diet libc - a libc optimized for small size
dietlibc-doc_0.33~cvs20120325-4+deb7u1_all.deb diet libc documentation - a libc optimized for small size
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dnsmasq-utils_2.62-3+deb7u4_amd64.deb Utilities for manipulating DHCP leases
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dnsutils_9.8.4.dfsg.P1-6+nmu2+deb7u20_amd64.deb Clients provided with BIND
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dovecot-common_2.1.7-7+deb7u2_all.deb Transitional package for dovecot
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dovecot-dev_2.1.7-7+deb7u2_amd64.deb header files for the dovecot mail server