Provided by: checksec_1.9.0-1_all bug

NAME

       checksec - check executables and kernel properties

SYNOPSIS

       checksec [options] [file]

DESCRIPTION

       checksec  is  a  bash script used to check the properties of executables (like PIE, RELRO,
       PaX, Canaries, ASLR, Fortify Source) and kernel  security  options  (like  GRSecurity  and
       SELinux).

OPTIONS

       -o or --output or --format {cli|csv|xml|json}
              Output the results in different formats for ingestion to other applications.  NOTE:
              This option must go before any other options currently

       -h or --help
              Displays the help text

       -f or --file
              Checks individual files for security features compiled into the executable

       -d or --dir
              Recursively checks all executable files in  the  directory  for  security  features
              compiled into the executables

       -p or --proc
              Checks the security features of a running process by name

       -pa or --proc-all
              Checks the security features of all running processes

       -pl or --proc-libs
              Checks the security features of the all libraries of a running process ID

       -k or --kernel
              Checks the security features of the running kernel or a specified kernel config

       -ff or --fortify-file
              Checks  the  fortifiability  of  a file and if any of the fortifiable features have
              already been compiled into the file

       -fp or --fortify-proc
              Checks the fortifiability of a running  process  and  if  any  of  the  fortifiable
              features have already been compiled in

       --version
              Shows the current version of the running software

       -u or --update or --upgrade
              Checks source for a signed update and updates the application if available

DIAGNOSTICS

       The following diagnostics may be issued on stderr:

       Permission Denied.
              For most of the checks you must be root..
       Debugging
              --debug option can be specified for debug level output

AUTHORS

       Brian Davis <slimm609 at gmail dot com>
       Checksec was originally written by Tobias Klein