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Tiger 3.2.3 released: bug fix release
     posted by jfs, Wed Sep 10 07:44:18 2008 - 0 replies

A new version of Tiger (3.2.3) has been released. This version is mainly a bug fix release that incorporates all the fixes introduced in Debian since the 3.2.2 release.

It also updates Linux' gen_mounts to support many more filesystems and ...

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Offline audit scripts now available
     posted by jfs, Mon Aug 27 19:31:52 2007 - 0 replies

Tiger version 3.2.2 now includes the all new 'audit scripts' written by Marc Heuse.

One common problem when auditing the security of 'live' (production) systems is that the administrator doesn't want the auditor to run a complex set of scripts (such as Tiger). This set of scripts can be used for offline audit of different operating systems. ...

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New 3.2.2 release
     posted by jfs, Mon Aug 27 19:22:59 2007 - 0 replies

After a long time the new 3.2.2 release is available. This release is basicly a bug fix release, introducing many of the changes available in CVS (and in the patches introduced in the Debian packages) which have been generated over the past time. ...

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Download of releases (temporary)
     posted by jfs, Tue Apr 27 18:57:49 2004 - 0 replies

While we are preparing a new release people might wonder were the old releases are. Well, they are hard to find (at least for me) but they are available at

This download area can be used while I struggle in ...

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Important note related to Savannah compromise
     posted by jfs, Thu Jan 8 10:51:45 2004 - 0 replies

Important Note: Due to a recent compromise of the Savannah project servers ( it is recommended that source code or binaries downloaded from there are checked carefully, specially if not ...

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New stable release 3.2.1 available
     posted by jfs, Sat Oct 11 19:19:14 2003 - 0 replies

A new stable release (3.2.1) for the Tiger security tool has been published. This new release includes a number of bug fixes, enhancements and new checks such as: check_ndd (for HPUX and SunOS systems), check_passwspec (for Linux and HPUX) ...

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New release candidate for version 3.2.1
     posted by jfs, Sat Aug 30 15:23:08 2003 - 0 replies

There is a new pre-release Tiger 3.2.1 version available on Savannah's download area. The new stable version 3.2.1 will
boast a number of CHANGES with respect to 3.2. In the prerelase (and inthe CVS) you can read the the official changelog. You will see the addition of a number of new checks (such as check_rookit) and better support ...

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New stable release: Tiger 3.2
     posted by jfs, Fri May 9 21:20:05 2003 - 0 replies

A new release of Tiger, version 3.2, has recently been published. This release is considered 'stable' (substituting the 2.2.4 version). Tiger 3.2 fixes some security vulnerabilities (a buffer overflow in realpath.c detected by and unsafe use of ...

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WARNING: Security vulnerability discovered in Tiger's realpath
     posted by jfs, Fri May 9 18:38:01 2003 - 0 replies

A security vulnerability has been detected by Steve Grub [1] in the c/realpath.c program which is distributed in all Tiger versions. The realpath function used did not proper limit the input to it which could cause a buffer overflow.

In some ...

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Tiger featured in slashdot
     posted by jfs, Fri Apr 25 17:08:24 2003 - 0 replies

With the intention of making people more aware that Tiger is now (in the process of being) ressurrected, I have posted an article at slashdot (

It didn't make it to the frontpage and the formatting sucked (I remember doing proper formating) but still, it's worth mentioning.

Older News Approved
New 3.2 candidate available in CVS posted by jfs, Mon Apr 21 08:30:22 2003 - 0 replies
Current development of Tiger posted by jfs, Thu Dec 26 13:43:05 2002 - 0 replies
Tiger feature in a conference at UMEET posted by jfs, Sun Dec 22 16:03:11 2002 - 0 replies
Logo contest closed the winner is... posted by jfs, Mon Nov 25 15:13:03 2002 - 0 replies
New 3.1 (beta) version release posted by jfs, Wed Oct 9 12:35:37 2002 - 0 replies
Codebase prepared for 3.0.1 release posted by jfs, Mon Sep 16 16:46:25 2002 - 0 replies
Tiger 3.0 now available as a Debian package posted by jfs, Fri Jun 21 10:39:18 2002 - 0 replies
Tiger is now available on freshmeat posted by jfs, Fri Jun 21 10:35:28 2002 - 0 replies
Tiger 3.0 and source code now available posted by jfs, Fri Jun 14 08:57:33 2002 - 0 replies
Tiger is looking for a logo posted by jfs, Wed Jun 12 12:44:59 2002 - 0 replies
Information for starters posted by jfs, Wed Jun 12 12:31:14 2002 - 1 reply
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