Lynis Security Controls

PHP-2379 - PHP Suhosin extension status


This control checks for the presence of Suhosin.



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The PHP Suhosin security extension can be used to harden PHP web applications as it enforces the PHP base itself.

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Linux and Unix System Hardening

This information is provided as part of the Lynis community project. It is related to Lynis control PHP-2379. All information should be considered as-is, without guarantees. Any advice or snippets should be tested before implementing in production environments.


Lynis is a technical security audit tool for Unix flavors like Linux, macOS, AIX, Solaris, and *BSD. It is open source software and free to use. The project has an active community, including open development via GitHub.

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