Lynis 1.3.8

- New parameter --view-categories to display available test categories
- Added /etc/hosts check (duplicates) [NAME-4402]
- Added /etc/hosts check (hostname) [NAME-4404]
- Added /etc/hosts check (localhost mapping) [NAME-4406]
- Portmaster test for possible port upgrades [PKGS-7378]
- Check for SPARC improve boot loader (SILO) [BOOT-5142]
- NFS client access test [STRG-1930]
- Check system uptime [BOOT-5202]
- YUM repolist check [PKGS-7383]
- Contributors file added

- Improved locate database check and reporting [FILE-6410]
- Improved PAE/No eXecute test for Linux kernel [KRNL-5677]
- Disabled NIS domain name from test [NAME-4028]
- Extended NIS domain test to check BSD sysctl value [NAME-4306]
- Extended PAM tools check with PAM paths [AUTH-9262]
- Adjusted Apache check to avoid skipping it [HTTP-6622]
- Extended USB state testing [STRG-1840]
- Extended Firewire state testing [STRG-1846]
- Extended core dump test [KRNL-5820]
- Added /lib/i386-linux-gnu/security to PAM directories
- Added /usr/X11R6/bin directory to binary paths
- Improved readability of screen output
- Improved logging for several tests
- Improved Debian version detection
- Added warning to BIND test [NAME-4206]
- Extended binaries with showmount and yum
- Updated man page

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