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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 111

Posted on Thursday, Apr 8, 2021

This week we look at how Ubuntu is faring at Pwn2Own 2021 (which still has 1 day and 2 more attempts at pwning Ubuntu 20.10 to go) plus we look at security updates for SpamAssassin, the Linux kernel, Rack and Django, and we cover some open positions on the Ubuntu Security team too.

Episode 110

Posted on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021

This week we look at 2 years of 14.04 ESM, a kernel Livepatch issue, DNS-over-HTTPS for Google Chrome plus security updates for ldb, OpenSSL, Squid, curl and more.

Episode 109

Posted on Friday, Mar 26, 2021

This week we look at security updates for containerd, Ruby, the Linux kernel, Pygments and more, plus we cover some open positions within the team as well.

Episode 108

Posted on Friday, Mar 19, 2021

This week we start preparing for 16.04 LTS to transition to Extended Security Maintenance, plus we look at security updates for OpenSSH, Python, the Linux kernel and more, as well as some currently open positions on our team.

Episode 107

Posted on Friday, Mar 12, 2021

This week we check on the status of the pending GRUB2 Secure Boot updates and detail some open positions within the team, plus we look at security updates for GLib, zstd, Go, Git and more.

Episode 106

Posted on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021

This week we talk about more BootHole-like vulnerabilities in GRUB2, a Spectre exploit found in-the-wild, security updates for xterm, screen, Python, wpa_supplicant and more.

Episode 105

Posted on Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

This week we discuss security updates in Linux Mint, Google funding Linux kernel security development and details for security updates in BIND, OpenSSL, Jackson, OpenLDAP and more.

Episode 104

Posted on Friday, Feb 19, 2021

This week we take a look at a long-awaited update of Thunderbird in Ubuntu 20.04LTS, plus security updates for Open vSwitch, JUnit 4, PostSRSd, GNOME Autoar and more.

Episode 103

Posted on Friday, Feb 12, 2021

This week we take a deep dive look at 2 recent vulnerabilities in the popular application containerisation frameworks, snapd and flatpak, plus we cover security updates for MiniDLNA, PHP-PEAR, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 102

Posted on Friday, Feb 5, 2021

This week we discuss the recent high profile vulnerability found in libcrypt 1.9.0, plus we look at updates for the Linux kernel, XStream, Django, Apport and more.

Episode 101

Posted on Thursday, Jan 28, 2021

In the first episode for 2021 we bring back Joe McManus to discuss the SolarWinds hack plus we look at vulnerabilities in sudo, NVIDIA graphics drivers and mutt. We also cover some open positions in the team and say farewell to long-time Ubuntu Security superstar Jamie Strandboge.