chkrootkit - Tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit

Property Value
Distribution FreeBSD 10
Repository FreeBSD Ports Latest amd64
Package name chkrootkit
Package version 0.52
Package architecture amd64
Package type txz
Installed size 156.77 KB
Download size 29.76 KB
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Chkrootkit is a tool to locally check for signs of a rootkit.
It contains:
* chkrootkit: a shell script that checks system binaries for
rootkit modification.
* ifpromisc.c: checks if the network interface is in promiscuous
* chklastlog.c: checks for lastlog deletions.
* chkwtmp.c: checks for wtmp deletions.
* check_wtmpx.c: checks for wtmpx deletions.  (Solaris only)
* chkproc.c: checks for signs of LKM trojans.
* chkdirs.c: checks for signs of LKM trojans.
* strings.c: quick and dirty strings replacement.
* chkutmp.c: checks for utmp deletions.
For an updated list of rootkits, worms and LKMs detected by
chkrootkit please visit:
Nelson Murilo <>
Klaus Steding-Jessen <>
Categories: security
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Package Version Architecture Repository
chkrootkit-0.52.txz 0.52 i386 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
chkrootkit-0.52.txz 0.52 amd64 FreeBSD Ports Quarterly
chkrootkit-0.52.txz 0.52 i386 FreeBSD Ports Latest
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Type URL
Binary Package chkrootkit-0.52.txz
Source Package security/chkrootkit

Install Howto

Install chkrootkit txz package:

# pkg install chkrootkit

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