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

Latest Episode

Episode 185

Posted on Friday, Dec 16, 2022

For our final episode of 2022, Camila is back with a special holiday themed discussion of the security of open source code, plus we hint at what is in store for the podcast for 2023 and we cover some recent security updates including Python, PostgreSQL, Squid and more.

Episode 44

Posted on Monday, Aug 26, 2019

This week Joe and Alex discuss a recently disclosed backdoor in Webmin, plus we cover security updates from the past week, including for Nova, KDE, LibreOffice, Docker, CUPS and more.

Episode 43

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

This week we cover vulnerabilities in Ghostscript, the Linux kernel, nginx and more, and we follow up last weeks interview with another interview with Jamie Strandboge, this time talking about the history of the Ubuntu Security team.

Episode 42

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 14, 2019

This week we have a special interview with Ubuntu Security Team member Jamie Strandboge, talking about security aspects of the Snap packaging system, as well as the usual roundup of security fixes from the past week.

Episode 41

Posted on Monday, Aug 5, 2019

With Alex and Joe having been away at a Canonical sprint last week, we look back at the past fortnight’s security updates including new Linux kernel releases, MySQL, VLC, Django and more plus we discuss a recent Citrix password spraying attack.

Episode 40

Posted on Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019

Big roundup of security updates from the past 2 weeks including Docker, ZeroMQ, Squid, Redis and more, plus we talk with Joe McManus about some recent big fines for companies breaching their GDPR responsibilities and it’s EOL for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish.

Episode 39

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

A look at security updates for Django, Thunderbird, ZNC, Irssi and more, plus news on the CanonicalLtd GitHub account credentials compromise, SKS PGP keyservers under attack and Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish reaches EOL.

Episode 38

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

This week we look at the latest security updates for the Linux kernel, Firefox, ImageMagick, OpenStack and more, plus we have a special guest, the maintainer and lead developer of the AppArmor project, John Johansen, to talk about the project and some of the upcoming features.

Episode 37

Posted on Friday, Jun 28, 2019

The big new this week is SackPANIC! updates for the Linux kernel, plus we look at vulnerabilities in, and updates for, Samba, SQLite, Bind, Thunderbird and more, and we are hiring!

Episode 36

Posted on Monday, Jun 17, 2019

Security updates for DBus, vim, elfutils, GLib and more, plus Joe and Alex look at another npm package hijack as well as some wider discussions around the big vim RCE of this week.

Episode 35

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

We look at vulnerabilities and updates for Exim, the Linux kernel, Berkeley DB, Qt and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss some recent malware campaigns including Hiddenwasp, and we cover some open positions too.