Linux Forensics Tools Repository: Package Summary for Packages on December 14, 2012:

  • daq-2.0.0-1.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el6}.{i386,x86_64}.rpm - The Data Acquisition Library (Daq) is a library used by snort.
  • snort-2.9.4-1.1.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el6}.{i386,x86_64}.rpm - (Snort is an open source network intrusion detection system, capable of performing real-time traffic analysis and packet logging on IP networks. It can perform protocol analysis, content searching/matching and can be used to detect a variety of attacks and probes, such as buffer overflows, stealth port scans, CGI attacks, SMB probes, OS fingerprinting attempts, and much more. See here for the changes in this version.
  • snort-sample-rules-2.9.4-1.1.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el6}.{i386,x86_64}.rpm - These rules are sample rules only and are intended to allow snort to start successfully. These rules only flag HTTP traffic destined for port 80. Please see the snort rules page to acquire a current set of snort rules.
  • libewf-{,devel,tools}-20121209-1.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el5,el6}.{i386,x86_64}.rpm - Libewf is a library for support of the Expert Witness Compression Format (EWF). It supports both the SMART (EWF-S01) and EnCase (EWF-E01) format. Libewf allows you to read and write EWF files. Recent versions also support the LEV (EWF-L01) format. Note the following:
    • This version provides the development environment for Version 2 of the API using the libewf-devel package. If the Version 1 API is required, install a version of libewf-devel from 2010, for example version 20100226.
    • This version provides the runtime environment for both Version 1 and Version 2 of the API. This means that both and are provided in this package for all supported operating systems and architectures.
    • This version provides the a set of tools (libewf-tools) that replace ewftools.

  • fmem-kernel-objects-1.6-1.11.{fc14,fc15,fc16,fc17,el5,el6}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Fmem is kernel module that creates device /dev/fmem, similar to /dev/mem but without limitations. The changes are the following:
    • Support for 3.6.9-2 for FC17