A weekly podcast talking about the latest developments and updates from the Ubuntu Security team.

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 132

Posted on Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Extended Security Maintenance gets an extension, Linux disk encryption and authentication goes under the microscope and we cover security updates for libgcrypt, the Linux kernel, Python, and more.

Episode 131

Posted on Friday, Sep 17, 2021

OWASP Top 10 gets updated for 2021 and we look at security vulnerabilities in the Linux kernel, Ghostscript, Git, curl and more.

Episode 130

Posted on Friday, Sep 10, 2021

This week we discuss compiler warnings as build errors in the Linux kernel, plus we look at security updates for HAProxy, GNU cpio, PySAML2, mod-auth-mellon and more.

Episode 129

Posted on Friday, Sep 3, 2021

This week we look at a malware campaign associated with the popular Krita painting application, plus we cover security updates for MongoDB, libssh, Squashfs-Tools, Thunderbird and more.

Episode 128

Posted on Friday, Aug 27, 2021

This week we dive into Trend Micro’s recent Linux Threat Report and the release of Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS, plus we detail security updates for Inetutils telnetd, the Linux kernel and OpenSSL.

Episode 127

Posted on Friday, Aug 20, 2021

This week we look at security updates for Firefox, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, HAProxy, the Linux kernel and more, plus we cover some current openings on the team - come join us ☺

Episode 126

Posted on Friday, Aug 13, 2021

This week Ubuntu 20.04 LTS was FIPS 140-2 certified plus the AppArmor project made some point releases, and we released security updates for Docker, Perl, c-ares, GPSd and more.

Episode 125

Posted on Friday, Aug 6, 2021

This week we discuss new kernel memory hardening and security development proposals from Ubuntu Security Alumnus Kees Cook, plus we look at details of security updates for WebKitGTK, libsndfile, GnuTLS, exiv2 and more.

Episode 124

Posted on Friday, Jul 30, 2021

It’s another week when too many security updates are never enough as we cover 240 CVE fixes across Avahi, QEMU, the Linux kernel, containerd, binutils and more, plus the Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla end-of-life.

Episode 123

Posted on Friday, Jul 9, 2021

Is npm audit more harm than good? Plus this week we look at security updates for DjVuLibre, libuv, PHP and more.

Episode 122

Posted on Friday, Jul 2, 2021

This week we look at some new Linux kernel security features including the Landlock LSM and Core Scheduling plus we cover security updates for RabbitMQ, Ceph, Thunderbird and more.