OSSEC 2.9.0

Changelog Release Maintainers Dan Parriott Scott R. Shinn (Atomicorp, Inc.) Whats New Alert Output support for JSON and ZeroMQ Syscheck improvements Report file deletion, even without realtime enabled Report modifications made on directories Corrects bug so that files created between the first and second scan are reported as new files Corrects bug that made changes […]

OSSEC 2.9.0 RC1

This release marks our first (and possibly only if all goes well) release candidate for OSSEC 2.9. Assuming no issues are reported, this release will become the final OSSEC release. Now is when we need really your help! As a community driven project, we need all the testing a release this size can get. Let […]

OSSEC 2.9.0 Beta05

This release marks our official code freeze for 2.9, from here on out we will only be accepting bug fixes to the 2.9 branch. Now is when we need your help! As a community driven project, we need all the testing a release this size can get. Let us know in the OSSEC mailing list, […]

OSSEC 2.8.3 Released

OSSEC 2.8.3 has been released and posted on our Downloads page. You can check the Release Notes to find out what has been updated in this release.

CVE-2015-3222 Vulnerability Fixed in OSSEC 2.8.2

The CVE-2015-3222 vulnerability, which allows for root escalation via syscheck has been fixed in OSSEC 2.8.2. Full details of the issue can be found on the OSSEC Github repository – https://github.com/ossec/ossec-hids/releases/tag/2.8.2.

CVE-2014-5284 Vulnerability Fixed in OSSEC 2.8.1

OSSEC 2.8.1 has been released to address the security issue identified by Jeff Petersen of Roka Security LLC. Full details of the issue can be found on the OSSEC Github repository – https://github.com/ossec/ossec-hids/releases/tag/2.8.1. This correction will create the temp file for the hosts deny file in /var/ossec and will use mktemp where available to create […]

OSSEC CON 2014 Recap

OSSEC CON 2014 was held in Cork Ireland this year to promote OSSEC in EMEA where we have many users. This year we had several members of the current OSSEC Team speak to our audience. Jeremy Rossi, currently the OSSEC Development Manager, told us about some of the OSSEC open source history and shared the […]

OSSEC Virtual Appliance 2.8.1 Available

I have updated the OSSEC Virtual Appliance to include OSSEC 2.8.1 and Elasticsearch-Logstash-Kibana (ELK) log management and the ElasticHQ system to handle ELK monitoring. It is a single gzipped OVA that can be easily imported into VirtualBox or any other virtualization system that supports OVA files. Look for it in the Downloads section.

OSSEC 2.9.0 RC2

This release marks our second release candidate for OSSEC 2.9 after some great input from our testers out there. Assuming no issues are reported, this release will become the final OSSEC release. Now is when we need really your help! As a community driven project, we need all the testing a release this size can […]

OSSEC 2.8 Released

OSSEC 2.8 has been released and posted on our download page. You can check the release notes to find out what has been updated in this release.