denyhosts - Utility to help sys admins thwart SSH crackers

Property Value
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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Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
denyhosts_2.10-2_all.deb 2.10 all Debian Main
denyhosts - - -


Name Value
init-system-helpers >= 1.18~
lsb-base >= 3.1-13
python -
python:any >= 2.7.5-5~


Type URL
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:

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