OSSEC is an Open Source Host-based Intrusion Detection System.
It performs log analysis, integrity checking, monitoring, rootkit detection, real-time alerting and active response.
In addition to being deployed as an HIDS, it is commonly used strictly as a log analysis tool, monitoring and analyzing firewalls, IDSs, web servers and authentication logs.
- Unix PAM.
- sshd (OpenSSH).
- Solaris telnetd.
- FTP servers:
- Microsoft FTP Server.
- Solaris ftpd.
- Mail servers:
- Imapd and pop3d.
- Microsoft Exchange Server.
- Web servers:
- Apache HTTP Server (access log and error log).
- IIS web server (NSCA and W3C extended).
- Zeus Web Server errors log.
- Web applications:
- Horde IMP.
- Iptables firewall.
- Solaris IPFilter firewall.
- AIX ipsec/firewall.
- Netscreen firewall.
- Windows Firewall.
- Cisco PIX.
- Cisco FWSM.
- Cisco ASA.
- Cisco IOS IDS/IPS module.
- Snort IDS (snort full, snort fast and snort syslog).
- Security tools:
- Symantec AntiVirus.
- Cisco VPN Concentrator.
- Named (BIND).
- Squid proxy.
- Zeus eXtensible Traffic Manager.
- Generic unix authentication (adduser, logins, etc).
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