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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

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 121

Posted on Friday, Jun 25, 2021

Ubuntu One opens up two-factor authentication for all, plus we cover security updates for Nettle, libxml2, GRUB2, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 120

Posted on Friday, Jun 18, 2021

In this week’s episode we look at how to get media coverage for your shiny new vulnerability, plus we cover security updates for ExifTool, ImageMagick, BlueZ and more.

Episode 119

Posted on Friday, Jun 11, 2021

This week we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, PolicyKit, Intel Microcode and more, plus we look at a report of an apparent malicious snap in the Snap Store and some of the mechanics behind snap confinement.

Episode 118

Posted on Friday, Jun 4, 2021

This week we look at DMCA notices sent against Ubuntu ISOs plus security updates for nginx, DHCP, Lasso, Django, Dnsmasq and more.

Episode 117

Posted on Friday, May 28, 2021

This week we’re talking about moving IRC networks plus security updates for Pillow, Babel, Apport, X11 and more.

Episode 116

Posted on Friday, May 21, 2021

With 60 CVEs fixed across MySQL, Django, Please and the Linux kernel this week we take a look at some of these details, plus look at the recent announcement of 1Password for Linux and some open positions on the team too.

Episode 115

Posted on Friday, May 14, 2021

This week we look at some details of the 90 unique CVEs addressed across the supported Ubuntu releases and more.

Episode 114

Posted on Friday, May 7, 2021

This week we look at the response from the Linux Technical Advisory Board to the UMN Linux kernel incident, plus we cover the 21Nails Exim vulnerabilities as well as updates for Bind, Samba, OpenVPN and more.

Episode 113

Posted on Friday, Apr 30, 2021

With 21 CVEs fixed this week we look at updates for Dnsmasq, Firefox, OpenJDK and more, plus we discuss the recent release of Ubuntu 21.04 and malicious commits in the upstream Linux kernel.

Episode 112

Posted on Friday, Apr 16, 2021

This week we look at a reboot of the DWF project, Rust in the Linux kernel, an Ubuntu security webinar plus some details of the 45 CVEs addressed across the Ubuntu releases this last week and more.