denyhosts - Utility to help sys admins thwart SSH crackers

Distribution: Debian Sid
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: denyhosts
Package version: 2.10
Package release: 2
Package architecture: all
Package type: deb
Installed size: 287 B
Download size: 66.38 KB
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    Binary package: denyhosts_2.10-2_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


    2015-09-30 - Jan-Pascal van Best <> denyhosts (2.10-2) unstable; urgency=medium * Remove Kyle Willmon as Maintainer of this package upon his request.

    2015-09-27 - Jan-Pascal van Best <> denyhosts (2.10-1) unstable; urgency=medium * New maintainer, returning denyhosts into Debian. Closes: #788994 * New upstream release 2.10. Closes: #787798, #772675, #748080 * New upstream code repository, now maintained at GitHub * Update Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes required) * Use upstream denyhosts(8) manpage, which was copied from this package * Remove patches that have been accepted upstream * Remove --purge flag from daemon command line. Closes: #772670 * Remove dh_reenable script. It has been made superfluous by the --purgeip command line option. Closes: #757353

    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: #607207.