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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Joe McManus

Joe McManus

Latest Episode

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 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.