YASAT

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Tool and Usage

Project details
Latest release848 []
LicenseGPLv3
AuthorCorentin LABBE

Project health

70
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Why this tool?

The YASAT tool performs a system scan to detect configuration issues and possible improvements for hardening the system. Typically you would use this on new and existing systems.

How it works

YASAT uses a plugins directory where all tests are stored. This directory also contains data files. These data files are being used by the tests to check the system state.

Background information

YASAT uses some code components of Lynis. The development of YASAT itself seems to have stalled in the last few years. As Linux distributions continue to evolve, we suggest using the more active development tools, like Lynis.

The development of this tool is halted and no new updates are expected.

Usage and audience

YASAT is commonly used for configuration audit, IT audit, or security assessment. Target users for this tool are system administrators.

Features

  • YASAT is written in shell script
  • Command line interface
  • HTML output

Tool review and remarks

The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:

Strengths

  • + Used language is shell script

Weaknesses

  • - No updates for a while

Author and Maintainers

YASAT is under development by Corentin LABBE.

Installation

Supported operating systems

YASAT is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD, and OpenBSD.

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