ANN: syscalltrack version 0.64 released
- Haifux, the Haifa Linux Club (http://linuxclub.il.eu.org) is proud to
present 'syscalltrack-0.64', the third _alpha_ release of the
system-call-tracking linux kernel module and user space
utilities. syscalltrack supports both versions 2.2.x and 2.4.x of
the linux kernel. The current release is mostly a bug-fix release, althought
it contains partial coding of features that will be properly integrated in
the next alpha release.
* What is syscalltrack?
syscalltrack is a linux kernel module and supporting user space
environment which allow interception, logging and possibly taking
action upon system calls that match user defined criteria
(syscalltrack can be thought of as a sophisticated, system wide
* Where can i get it?
Information on syscalltrack is available on the project's homepage:
http://syscalltrack.sourceforge.net, and in the project's file
You can download the source directly from:
* Call for developers:
The syscalltrack project is looking for developers, both for kernel
space and user space. If you want to join in on the fun, get in touch
with us on the 'syscalltrack-hackers' mailing list
* License and NO Warrany
'syscalltrack' is Free Software, licensed under the GNU General Public
License (GPL) version 2. The 'sct_ctrl_lib' library is licensed under
the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).
'syscalltrack' is in early _alpha_ stages and comes with NO
warranty. If it breaks something, you get to keep all of the
pieces. You have been warned (TM).
Happy hacking and tracking!
Major new features for 0.64 (mostly a bug-fix version)
* Filter expressions are now fully supported, and are the prefered method
to define filtering criteria for rules. This includes better error
messages, and full parameter/variable type checking.
* Added support for pointer parameters in system calls, and printing the
address they contain when logging them.
major bug fixes for version 0.64:
* Unary operators ('~', '!') didn't work at all - now they do.
* Fixed a bug in 'sct_config' that could cause crashes, due to a missing
copy constructor/assigment operator for a struct that was pushed into
an STL container.
* Fixed a potential crasihng bug in filter expressions evaluation in the
* Fixed a few potential memory leaks while evaluating filter expressions
or while failing to get locks in system call stub functions.
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