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0002215Kali Linux[All Projects] Queued Tool Additionpublic2020-03-25 13:23
Reporterjdmurray Assigned To 
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
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Summary0002215: debcheckroot - Add additional rootkit detectors
DescriptionHaving the ability to scan an item of digital evidence with multiple A/V scanners is necessary for a source forensics analysis. The A/V and rootkit detectors distributed with Kali (ClamAV, chkrootkit) are great, but including other free alternatives would increase Kali's usefulness to forensic investigations.

Suggestions are:





2015-07-28 13:53

reporter   ~0003612

rkhunter :

download + extract


./ --install

Running :
rkhunter -c


2018-01-29 15:12

administrator   ~0008464

To help speed up the process of evaluating the tool, please make sure to include the following information (the more information you include, the more beneficial it will for us):

- [Name] - The name of the tool
- [Version] - What version of the tool should be added?
--- If it uses source control (such as git), please make sure there is a release to match (e.g. git tag)
- [Homepage] - Where can the tool be found online? Where to go to get more information?
- [Download] - Where to go to get the tool?
- [Author] - Who made the tool?
- [Licence] - How is the software distributed? What conditions does it come with?
- [Description] - What is the tool about? What does it do?
- [Dependencies] - What is needed for the tool to work?
- [Similar tools] - What other tools are out there?
- [How to install] - How do you compile it?
- [How to use] - What are some basic commands/functions to demonstrate it?


2020-02-11 12:03

administrator   ~0012217

We already have rkhunter


2020-03-25 13:23

administrator   ~0012535

@kali-team, please could this be packaged up.
@author, If you want to help the packaging process, you can check the documentation here ~


2020-03-25 13:23

administrator   ~0012536

This may be a good suggest to put to Debian directly

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2015-04-10 03:48 jdmurray New Issue
2015-07-28 13:53 stormtide Note Added: 0003612
2018-01-29 10:22 g0tmi1k Summary Add additional rootkit detectors => rkhunter / debcheckroot - Add additional rootkit detectors
2018-01-29 15:12 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0008464
2018-02-21 09:35 g0tmi1k Product Version 1.1.0 =>
2019-12-09 13:30 g0tmi1k Severity minor => feature
2020-02-11 12:03 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0012217
2020-02-11 12:03 g0tmi1k Summary rkhunter / debcheckroot - Add additional rootkit detectors => debcheckroot - Add additional rootkit detectors
2020-03-25 13:23 g0tmi1k Status new => acknowledged
2020-03-25 13:23 g0tmi1k Category New Tool Requests => Queued Tool Addition
2020-03-25 13:23 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0012535
2020-03-25 13:23 g0tmi1k Note Added: 0012536