Lynis 1.3.6

- Support for the dntpd time daemon
- New Apache test for modules [HTTP-6632]
- Apache test for mod_evasive [HTTP-6640]
- Apache test for mod_qos [HTTP-6641]
- Apache test for mod_spamhaus [HTTP-6642]
- Apache test for ModSecurity [HTTP-6643]
- Check for installed package audit tool [PKGS-7398]
- Added initial support for new pkgng and related tools [PKGS-7381]
- Check for ssh-keyscan binary
- ZFS support for FreeBSD [FILE-6330]
- Test for passwordless accounts [AUTH-9283]
- Initial OS support for DragonFly BSD
- Initial OS support for TrueOS (FreeBSD based)
- Initial OS support for elementary OS (Luna)
- GetHostID for DragonFly, FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD
- Check for DHCP client [NETW-3030]
- Initial support for OSSEC (system integrity) [FINT-4328]
- New parameter --log-file to adjust log file location
- New function IsRunning() to check status of processes
- New function RealFilename() to determine file name
- New function CheckItem() for parsing files
- New function ReportManual() and ReportException() to simplify code
- New function DirectoryExists() to check existence of a directory
- Support for dntpd [TIME-3104]

- Extended pf checks for FreeBSD/OpenBSD and others [FIRE-4518]
- Extended test to gather listening network ports for Linux [NETW-3012]
- Adjusted lsof statement to ignore warnings (e.g. fuse) [LOGG-2180] [LOGG-2190]
- Added suggestion for discovered shells on FreeBSD [AUTH-9218]
- Extended core dump test with additional details [KRNL-5820]
- Properly display suggestion if portaudit is not installed [PKGS-7382]
- Ignore message if no packages are installed (pkg_info) [PKGS-7320]
- Also try using apt-check on Debian systems [PKGS-7392]
- Adjusted logging for RPM binary on systems not using it [PKGS-7308]
- Extended search in cron directories for rdate/ntpdate [TIME-3104]
- Adjusted PHP check to find ini files [PHP-2211]
- Skip Apache test for NetBSD [HTTP-6622]
- Skip test http version check for NetBSD [HTTP-6624]
- Additional check to supress sort error [HTTP-6626]
- Improved the way binaries are checked (less disk reads)
- Adjusted ReportWarning() function to skip impact rating
- Improved report on screen by leaving out date/time and type
- Redirect errors while checking for OpenSSL version
- Extended reporting with firewall status and software
- Adjusted naming of some operating systems to make them more consistent
- Extended update check by using host binary if dig is not installed
- Count number of installed binaries/packages and report them
- Report about log rotation tool and status
- Updated man page

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