[GTG] Re: [ITP] rats 2.1 -- Rough Auditing Tool for Security

Dr. Volker Zell Dr.Volker.Zell@oracle.com
Sat Oct 27 10:17:00 GMT 2007

>>>>> Jari Aalto writes:

    > Included in Debian stable:

    >   http://packages.debian.org/rats

    > Jari

    > sdesc: "Rough Auditing Tool for Security"
    > ldesc: "The Rough Auditing Tool for Security, is a security auditing
    > utility for C, C++, php, perl, and python code. RATS scans source
    > code, finding potentially dangerous function calls. The goal of rats
    > is not to definitively find bugs (yet), but to provide a reasonable
    > starting point for performing manual security audits. The initial
    > vulnerability database is taken directly from things that could be
    > easily found when starting with the book, "Building Secure Software"
    > by Viega and McGraw."
    > category: Devel Utils
    > requires: cygwin libexpat0

    > a) manual

    >   wget        \
    >     http://cygwin.cante.net/rats/rats-2.1-1-src.tar.bz2 \
    >     http://cygwin.cante.net/rats/rats-2.1-1.tar.bz2 \
    >     http://cygwin.cante.net/rats/setup.hint \

Builds fine from source and Packaging looks good.


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