Tool and Usage
YASAT describes itself as another simple stupid audit tool to test Linux systems. It has many tests for checking the security configuration of the system.
The YASAT tool performs a system scan to detect configuration issues and possible improvements for hardening the system.
Usage and audience
YASAT is commonly used for IT audit or security assessment. Target users for this tool are system administrators.
Tool review and remarks
The review and analysis of this project resulted in the following remarks for this security tool:
- + Used language is shell script
- - No updates for a while
Supported operating systems
YASAT is known to work on FreeBSD, Linux, NetBSD, and OpenBSD.
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|Latest release||848 [2016-08-30]|
|YASAT project website|
This tool is categorized as a Linux security scanner.