medusa - fast, parallel, modular, login brute-forcer for network services

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename medusa_2.2-6_amd64.deb
Package name medusa
Package version 2.2
Package release 6
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category admin admin::monitoring implemented-in::c interface::commandline network::scanner protocol::tcp protocol::udp role::program scope::utility security::authentication
License -
Maintainer Debian Security Tools <>
Download size 151.14 KB
Installed size 837.00 KB


Package Version Architecture Repository
medusa_2.2-6_i386.deb 2.2 i386 Debian Main
medusa - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libgcrypt20 >= 1.8.0
libgnutls30 >= 3.5.0
libpq5 -
libssh2-1 >= 1.2.5
libssl1.1 >= 1.1.0
libsvn1 >= 1.8


Type URL
Binary Package medusa_2.2-6_amd64.deb
Source Package medusa

Install Howto

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




2018-09-23 - SZ Lin (林上智) <>
medusa (2.2-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
[ Raphaël Hertzog ]
* d/control:
- Update team maintainer address to Debian Security Tools
[ SZ Lin (林上智) ]
* Add upstream metadata file
* d/control:
- Bump Standards-Version to 4.2.1
* d/rules:
- Add override_dh_missing target (--fail-missing)
2018-02-12 - Lukas Schwaighofer <>
medusa (2.2-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Update to debhelper compatibility level 11.
* Update debian/rules to use the dh sequencer.
- Medusa modules are now installed in multiarch subdir of /usr/lib.
* Enable additional hardening options.
* debian/patches:
- Remove any patches which are not applied (not part of series file).
- Add a short description to web_form.patch.
- Document the origin of openssl-1.1.patch.
* Bump Standards-Version to 4.1.3 (no change needed).
* Drop the debian/dirs file as its not needed.
* Install upstream's instead of README as documentation (otherwise
README ends up as dangling symlink in the package).
* Drop preinst script. It used to print a warning regarding GNOME medusa
which is no longer relevant.
* Update copyright file.
* Remove automake from Build-Depends, the version constraint is useless now
and automake is a (transitive) dependency of debhelper >= 11.
* Point Vcs-* control fields to
* Drop support for the remote desktop protocol (RDP) module until upstream
supports the freerdp2 library (Closes: #888322).
2016-11-05 - Luciano Bello <>
medusa (2.2-4) unstable; urgency=high
* OpenSSL 1.1 support (RC bug) closes: #828433
* debian/source/options: do not store autogenerated files.
2016-08-23 - Luciano Bello <>
medusa (2.2-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Moving to Debian Security Tools Packaging Team (pkg-security).
* Adding module RDP (with libfreerdp-dev).
2016-06-20 - Raphaël Hertzog <>
medusa (2.2-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Add fix-libssh2-configure-check.patch to properly detect libssh2 on all
* Add gnutls-dev and dh-autoreconf to build-depends for the same reason.
2016-05-16 - Adrian Alves <>
medusa (2.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Adrian Alves ]
* New upstream version.
* Standards-Version updated in debian/control to 3.9.8
* debian/compat updated into 9
* debian/copyright updated to format 1.0
[ Luciano Bello ]
* Homepage entry updated (closes: 806394)
* Vcs-Git and Vcs-Browser entries in debian/control added.
* Watch file pointing to github.
2015-11-20 - Luciano Bello <>
medusa (2.2~rc3-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* FTBFS: SSLv3 method removed (closes: #805114).
2014-01-24 - Luciano Bello <>
medusa (2.1.1-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream version.
* Dependency libncp-dev removed. Closes: #728863.
* dpkg-buildflags added.
2012-05-22 - Matthias Klose <>
medusa (2.0-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non maintainer upload.
* Fix build failure with GCC 4.7. Closes: #667273.
2011-09-16 - Luciano Bello <>
medusa (2.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* sslv2.patch: fix FTBFS with OpenSSL 1.0.0 (closes: #621994).
* as-needed.patch: fix FTBFS with --as-needed linker option (closes: #632344)
* debian/rules patch by Ilya Barygin:
- copy config.{sub,guess} files in configure target
- patches/debian-changes-2.0-2 removed.

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