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

Latest Episode

Episode 213

Posted on Friday, Nov 17, 2023

As we ease back into regular programming, we cover the various activities the team got up to over the past few weeks whilst away in Riga for the Ubuntu Summit and Ubuntu Engineering Sprint.

Episode 212

Posted on Friday, Oct 27, 2023

With the Ubuntu Summit just around the corner, we preview a couple talks by the Ubuntu Security team, plus we look at security updates for OpenSSL, Sofia-SIP, AOM, ncurses, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 211

Posted on Friday, Oct 20, 2023

After a well-deserved break, we’re back looking at the recent Ubuntu 23.10 release and the significant security technologies it introduces along with a call for testing of unprivileged user namespace restrictions, plus the details of security updates for curl, Samba, iperf3, CUE and more.

Episode 210

Posted on Friday, Sep 22, 2023

It’s the Linux Security Summit in Bilbao this week and we bring you some highlights from our favourite talks, plus we cover the 25 most stubborn software weaknesses, and we look at security updates for Open VM Tools, libwebp, Django, binutils, Indent, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 209

Posted on Friday, Sep 15, 2023

Andrei is back this week with a deep dive into recent research around CVSS scoring inconsistencies, plus we look at a recent Ubuntu blog post on the internals of package updates and the repositories, and we cover security updates in Apache Shiro, GRUB2, CUPS, RedCloth, curl and more.

Episode 208

Posted on Friday, Sep 8, 2023

This week we detail the recently announced and long-awaited feature of TPM-backed full-disk encryption for the upcoming Ubuntu 23.10 release, plus we cover security updates for elfutils, GitPython, atftp, BusyBox, Docker Registry and more.

Episode 207

Posted on Friday, Sep 1, 2023

This week we cover reports of “fake” CVEs and their impact on the FOSS security ecosystem, plus we look at security updates for PHP, Fast DDS, JOSE for C/C++, the Linux kernel, AMD Microcode and more.

Episode 206

Posted on Friday, Aug 25, 2023

This week we talk about HTTP Content-Length handling, intricacies of group management in container environments and making sure you check your return codes while covering vulns in HAProxy, Podman, Inetutils and more, plus we put a call out for input on using open source tools to secure your SDLC.

Episode 205

Posted on Friday, Aug 18, 2023

We’re back after unexpectedly going AWOL last week to bring you the latest in Ubuntu Security including the recently announced Downfall and GameOver(lay) vulnerabilities, plus we look at security updates for OpenSSH and GStreamer and we detail plans for using AppArmor to restrict the use of unprivileged user namespaces as an attack vector in future Ubuntu releases.

Episode 204

Posted on Friday, Aug 4, 2023

This week we look at the recent Zenbleed vulnerability affecting some AMD processors, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, a high profile OpenSSH vulnerability and finally Andrei is back with a deep dive into recent academic research around how to safeguard machine learning systems when used across distributed deployments.

Episode 203

Posted on Friday, Jul 21, 2023

This week we talk about the dual use purposes of eBPF - both for security and for exploitation, and how you can keep your systems safe, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, Ruby, SciPy, YAJL, ConnMan, curl and more.