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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

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 34

Posted on Monday, Jun 3, 2019

This week we look at security updates for Keepalived, Corosync, GnuTLS, libseccomp and more, plus we talk insider threats with Joe McManus.

Episode 33

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019

Updated Intel microcode for Cherry + Bay Trial CPUs, fixes for vulnerabilities in curl, Firefox, PHP and MariaDB, plus we talk configuration of virtualised guests to mitigate speculative execution vulnerabilities as well as plans for the Ubuntu 19.10 development cycle.

Episode 32

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2019

This week we look at updates to cover the latest Intel CPU vulnerabilities (MDS - aka RIDL, Fallout, ZombieLoad), plus other vulnerabilies in PostgreSQL, ISC DHCP, Samba and more, whilst special guest this week is Seth Arnold from the Ubuntu Security Team to talk Main Inclusion Review code audits.

Episode 31

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019

This week we cover security fixes for GNOME Shell, FFmpeg, Sudo, Ghostscript and others, and we talk to Joe McManus about malicious Dockerhub images, Git repos being ransomed more.

Episode 30

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019

Fixes for 19 different vulnerabilities across MySQL, Dovecot, Memcached and others, plus we talk to Joe McManus about the recent iLnkP2P IoT hack and the compromise of DockerHub’s credentials database and more.

Episode 29

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 30, 2019

This week we look at fixes from the past two weeks including BIND, NTFS-3G, Dovecot, Pacemaker and more, plus we follow up last episodes IoT security discussion with Joe McManus talking about Ubuntu Core. Finally we cover the release of Ubuntu 19.04 Disco Dingo and the transition of Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr to Extended Security Maintenance.

Episode 28

Posted on Monday, Apr 15, 2019

This week we look at updates for vulnerabilities in wpa_supplicant, Samba, systemd, wget and more and we talk to Joe about IoT security (or the prevailing lack-thereof).

Episode 27

Posted on Monday, Apr 8, 2019

Carpe Diem for Apache HTTP Server, plus updates for Dovecot, PolicyKit and the Linux kernel, and we talk to Joe McManus about the recent Asus ShadowHammer supply chain attack and more.

Episode 26

Posted on Monday, Apr 1, 2019

This week we look security updates for a heap of packages including Firefox & Thunderbird, PHP & QEMU, plus we discuss Facebook’s recent password storage incident as well as some listener hardening tips and more.

Episode 25

Posted on Monday, Mar 25, 2019

Ghostscript is back to haunt us for another week, plus we look at vulnerabilities in ntfs-3g, snapd, firefox and more.