Linux Forensics Tools Repository: Package Summary for Packages on March 24, 2016:

  • ddrescue-1.21-1.{fc20,fc21,fc22,fc23,el6,el7}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Ddrescue is a data recovery tool. It copies data from one file or block device (hard disc, cdrom, etc) to another, trying hard to rescue data in case of read errors. Here are the changes for this version (1.21):
    • mapbook.cc (Mapbook): Fix iobuf alignment. (Reported by Heikki Tauriainen).
    • Removed short option names '-1' and '-2'.
    • Allow only regular files for '--log-rates' and '--log-reads'.
    • Option '-D, --odirect' now works also in fill mode.
    • rescuebook.cc (copy_block): Return 1 on unaligned read error. Set e_code on any error if verify_on_error.
    • Option '-X, --exit-on-error' has been extended to all phases.
    • Assigned short name '-Z' to option '--max-read-rate'.
    • mapbook.cc (update_mapfile): 'fsync' the mapfile every 5 minutes.
    • Rescuebook: Show full range of sizes from non-tried to finished.
    • rescuebook.cc (show_status): Show percent rescued.
    • configure: Avoid warning on some shells when testing for g++.
    • Makefile.in: Detect the existence of install-info.

  • libguytools-2.0.4-1.{fc20,fc21,fc22,fc23,el6,el7}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Libguytools is a package of subroutines and header files needed to build and operate guymager. The changes are:
    • Removed arch specific code in toolsignal.cpp.

  • guymager-0.8.1-1.{fc20,fc21,fc22,fc23,el6,el7}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Guymager is a forensic imaging package. See here for the list of changes.
  • libsigscan{,-devel,-python,-python3,-tools}-20160312-1.{fc20,fc21,fc22,fc23,el7}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm and libsigscan{,-devel,-python,-tools}-20160312-1.el6.{i686,x86_64}.rpm- a href="https://github.com/libyal/libsigscan/wiki">Libsigscan is a library and tools used to binary signature scanning. See here for the list of changes.
  • libsmdev{,-devel,-python,-python3,-tools}-20160320-1.{fc20,fc21,fc22,fc23,el7}.{i686,x86_64}.rpm and libsmdev{,-devel,-python,-tools}-20160320-1.el6.{i686,x86_64}.rpm - Libsmdev is a library and tools used to access storage media devices. See here for the list of changes.
  • dfvfs-20160306-1.(fc20,fc21,fc22,fc23,el6,el7}.noarch.rpm - dfVFS, the Digital Forensics Virtual File System, provides read-only access to file-system objects from various storage media types and file formats. The goal of dfVFS is to provide a generic interface for accessing file-system objects, for which it uses several back-ends that provide the actual implementation of the various storage media types, volume systems and file systems. See here for the list of changes.

    At this time, this repository, in combination of all supporting repositories, provides all of the necessary packages for Fedora versions 20, 21, 22, and 23 for i686 and x86_64 architectures and CentOS/RHEL versions 6 and 7 for the x86_64 architecture for this version of dfvfs.
  • fmem-kernel-modules-fc23-{i686,x86_64}-1.6-1.12.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for Fmem:
    • 4.4.6-300 for FC23

  • lime-kernel-modules-fc23-{i686,x86_64}-1.1.r17-12.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for LiME:
    • 4.4.6-300 for FC23

  • fmem-kernel-modules-fc22-{i686,x86_64}-1.6-1.28.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for Fmem:
    • 4.4.6-200 for FC22

  • lime-kernel-modules-fc22-{i686,x86_64}-1.1.r17-28.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for LiME:
    • 4.4.6-200 for FC22

  • fmem-kernel-modules-el6-{i686,x86_64}-1.6-1.20.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for Fmem:
    • 2.6.32-573.22.1 for EL6

  • lime-kernel-modules-el6-{i686,x86_64}-1.1.r17-20.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for LiME:
    • 2.6.32-573.22.1 for EL6

  • fmem-kernel-modules-el5-{i686,x86_64}-1.6-1.13.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for Fmem:
    • 2.6.18-409 for EL5
    • 2.6.18-408 for EL5

  • lime-kernel-modules-el5-{i686,x86_64}-1.1.r17-13.noarch.rpm - Support for the following kernels were added for LiME:
    • 2.6.18-409 for EL5
    • 2.6.18-408 for EL5