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1.5.  aide

1.5.1.  RHEA-2009:1073: enhancement update

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This update has already been released (prior to the GA of this release) as FASTRACK errata RHEA-2009:1073
An enhanced aide package that contains minor adjustments to the aide.conf configuration file to offer improved initial behavior is now available.
Advanced Intrusion Detection Environment (AIDE) is a program that creates a database of files on a system, and then uses that database to ensure file integrity and detect system intrusions.
This updated aide package adds the following enhancement:
  • the /var/run/utmp configuration file is now correctly treated as a log file, and the hidden files (also known as "dot files") located in the root user's home directory are now checked for permission integrity only. These enhancements to AIDE should cause systems to produce fewer false alarms concerning files which have changed. (BZ#476542)
Users of aide are advised to upgrade to this updated package, which adds this enhancement.

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