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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 139

Posted on Friday, Nov 26, 2021

This week we put out a call for testing and feedback on proposed Samba updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS plus we look at security updates for Mailman, Thunderbird, LibreOffice, BlueZ and more.

Episode 138

Posted on Friday, Nov 19, 2021

This week we discuss some of the challenges and trade-offs encountered when providing security support for ageing software, plus we discuss security updates for the Linux kernel, Firejail, Samba, PostgreSQL and more.

Episode 137

Posted on Friday, Nov 12, 2021

This week we look at some details of the 29 unique CVEs addressed across the supported Ubuntu releases in the past 7 days and more.

Episode 136

Posted on Friday, Nov 5, 2021

The road to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS begins so we look at some of its planned features plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, Mailman, Apport, PHP, Bind and more.

Episode 135

Posted on Friday, Oct 22, 2021

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS targeted at Tianfu Cup 2021 plus we cover security updates for Linux kernel, nginx, Ardour and strongSwan.

Episode 134

Posted on Friday, Oct 15, 2021

It’s release week! As Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri is released we take a look at some of the new security features it brings, plus we cover security updates for containerd, MongoDB, Mercurial, docker.io and more.

Episode 133

Posted on Friday, Oct 1, 2021

This week we look at a Wifi lookalike attack dubbed “SSID stripping” plus updates for ca-certificates, EDK II, Apache, the Linux kernel and even vim!

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.