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

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Episode 227

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2024

Ubuntu 24.04 LTS is finally released and we cover all the new security features it brings, plus we look at security vulnerabilities in, and updates for, FreeRDP, Zabbix, CryptoJS, cpio, less, JSON5 and a heap more.

Episode 216

Posted on Friday, Dec 15, 2023

For the final episode of 2023 we discuss creating PoCs for vulns in tar and the looming EOL for Ubuntu 23.04, plus we look into security updates for curl, BlueZ, Netatalk, GNOME Settings and a heap more.

Episode 215

Posted on Friday, Dec 8, 2023

Mark Esler is our special guest on the podcast this week to discuss the OpenSSF’s Compiler Options Hardening Guide for C/C++ plus we cover vulnerabilities and updates for GIMP, FreeRDP, GStreamer, HAProxy and more.

Episode 214

Posted on Friday, Dec 1, 2023

This week we take a deep dive into the Reptar vuln in Intel processors plus we look into some relic vulnerabilities in Squid and OpenZFS and finally we detail new hardening measures in tracker-miners to keep your desktop safer.

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.