scanlogd - A portscan detecting tool

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name scanlogd
Package version 2.2.5
Package release 3.2
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 69 B
Download size 18.98 KB
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Scanlogd is a daemon written by Solar Designer
to detect portscan attacks on your machine.


Package Version Architecture Repository
scanlogd_2.2.5-3.2_amd64.deb 2.2.5 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
scanlogd - - -


Name Value
adduser -
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package scanlogd_2.2.5-3.2_i386.deb
Source Package scanlogd

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install scanlogd deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install scanlogd




2014-11-08 - Andreas Beckmann <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix handling of /var/run/scanlogd, thanks to Thomas Goirand.
(Closes: #689903)
* Use /var/lib/scanlogd instead of /home/scanlogd as the non-existing home
directory for the scanlogd user, thanks to lintian.
2012-07-05 - Scott Kitterman <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Set adduser in postinst not to create /home/scanlogd and remove it if it
exists. Ssolves unowned files left on system after purge (Closes: #668722)
2012-01-03 - Michael Vogt <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-3) unstable; urgency=low
* fix init.d script when /var/run is a tmpfs
thanks to Mathias Bauer (closes: #654310)
2008-04-03 - Peter Eisentraut <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-2.2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Added LSB formatted dependency info in init.d script (closes: #468133)
* Added Homepage control field
* Added watch file
2007-05-17 - Mario Iseli <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload during BSP.
* Substitute CLK_TCK with CLOCKS_PER_SEC in scanlogd.c and P53-13 to avoid
FTBFS with new glibc. (Closes: #421085).
* Use now dh_installman instead of dh_installmanpages
2006-07-25 - Michael Vogt <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-2) unstable; urgency=low
* use invoke-rc.d (closes: #338394)
* added /var/run/scanlogd and make sure scanlogd chroots into it
2004-08-02 - Michael Vogt <>
scanlogd (2.2.5-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release (closes: #262056)
* home of the scanlogd user is now /usr/lib/scanlogd (scanlogd chroots
into it)
2001-03-27 - Michael Vogt <>
scanlogd (2.2-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release, closes: #94119
2000-08-28 - Michael Vogt <>
scanlogd (2.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream
* close: Bug #69771
2000-08-27 - Michael Vogt <>
scanlogd (1.3-7) unstable; urgency=low
* close: Bug #69929,#70015 (this time, I got it right)

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