pam_shield - Pam Shield - A pam module to counter brute force attacks

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository EPEL x86_64
Package name pam_shield
Package version 0.9.5
Package release 8.el6
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 72.93 KB
Download size 33.32 KB
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This is a pam module that supports brute force blocking against pam
authentication mechanisms.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pam_shield-0.9.6-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 0.9.6 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
pam_shield-0.9.6-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 0.9.6 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
pam_shield-0.9.5-9.el6.x86_64.rpm 0.9.5 x86_64 EPEL Testing
pam_shield-0.9.5-9.el6.i686.rpm 0.9.5 i686 EPEL Testing
pam_shield-0.9.5-9.el6.i686.rpm 0.9.5 i686 EPEL Testing
pam_shield-0.9.5-8.el6.i686.rpm 0.9.5 i686 EPEL
pam_shield-0.9.5-8.el6.i686.rpm 0.9.5 i686 EPEL
pam_shield-0.9.5-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 0.9.5 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
pam_shield-0.9.5-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 0.9.5 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
pam_shield-0.9.4-1.el6.rf.i686.rpm 0.9.4 i686 Repoforge (RPMforge)
pam_shield-0.9.4-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 0.9.4 x86_64 Repoforge (RPMforge)
pam_shield - - -


Name Value - - - -
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value
config(pam_shield) = 0.9.5-8.el6
pam_shield = 0.9.5-8.el6
pam_shield(x86-64) = 0.9.5-8.el6 -


Type URL
Binary Package pam_shield-0.9.5-8.el6.x86_64.rpm
Source Package pam_shield-0.9.5-8.el6.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Download latest epel-release rpm from
  2. Install epel-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh epel-release*rpm
  3. Install pam_shield rpm package:
    # yum install pam_shield




2011-04-30 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-8
- patches shield-trigger-iptables to insert rules instead of add
- and added checks for chain existance and creation if necessary
- before adding rules to iptables/ip6tables and dropped the
- destination port so it can be used for any service
2011-04-10 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-7
- restored /var/lib/pam_shield to 700
2011-04-09 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-6
- fixed the permissions duplications
- changed permissions on /var/lib/pam_shield to 755
- changed permissions on to 755
- removed -s flag from install command to preserve
- debuginfo data
2011-04-08 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-5
- fixed issues with my implementation of %{optflags}
- this in turn fixed the empty -debug package
2011-04-07 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-4
- fixed a typo in previous release in %build section
2011-04-07 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-3
- updated %build section with %{optflags}
2011-03-28 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-2
- included shield-trigger-iptables
- changed default blocking method from route to iptables
- modified default retention policy from 1 week to 1 hour
- added man page for shield-trigger-iptables
- fixed typos in man page for shield-purge
2011-03-26 - Carl Thompson <> 0.9.5-1
- Initial package

See Also

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