labrea - a "sticky" honeypot and IDS

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: labrea
Package version: 2.5
Package release: stable-3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 176 B
Download size: 55.74 KB
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LaBrea takes over unused IP addresses, and creates virtual servers that are attractive to worms, crackers, and other denizens of the Internet. The program answers connection attempts in such a way that the machine at the other end gets "stuck", sometimes for a very long time.



    Source package: labrea

    Install Howto

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


    • /etc/labrea/labrea.conf
    • /usr/sbin/labrea
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/INSTALL.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/NEWS.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/README.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/TODO
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/changelog.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/labrea/copyright
    • /usr/share/lintian/overrides/labrea
    • /usr/share/man/man1/labrea.1.gz
    • /usr/share/man/man5/labrea.conf.5.gz


    2008-04-19 - Vincent Bernat <> labrea (2.5-stable-3) unstable; urgency=low * Adopting the package (Closes: #424715). * Change "hackers" to "crackers" in package description, thanks to Guillem Jover for noticing it (Closes: #436184). * Conforms to Standards version 3.7.3. * Add Homepage field in debian/control. * Switch to quilt to manage changes from upstream. * Fix hyphens in manpages.

    2007-06-19 - Matej Vela <> labrea (2.5-stable-2) unstable; urgency=low * QA upload. * Package is orphaned (#424715); set maintainer to Debian QA Group. * Switch to debhelper 5. * Build-depend on autotools-dev for config.guess and config.sub. * debian/copyright: Include all copyright and license statements. * debian/dirs: Let the Makefile create directories. * debian/docs: Remove ChangeLog (already installed as changelog.gz). * debian/lintian-overrides: Override warning about INSTALL. * debian/rules: Make sure configure doesn't think it's cross-compiling when the host architecture is the same as the build architecture. * debian/rules: Let dh_strip handle DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nostrip. * debian/watch: Add. * Conforms to Standards version 3.7.2.

    2003-11-13 - Samuele Giovanni Tonon <> labrea (2.5-stable-1) unstable; urgency=low * New Upstream version * Compiled against limbdumbnet1

    2003-05-22 - Samuele Giovanni Tonon <> labrea (2.5beta1-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial Release. (Closes: #194286) * TAKE A LOOK TO INSTALL file before starting it * Modified configure script as well as inc/ctl.h inc/pkt.h inc/utils.h to use libdumbnet instead of libdnet (libdumbnet is the debian name of libdnet )