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

Latest Episode

Episode 219

Posted on Friday, Feb 16, 2024

This week the Linux kernel project announced they will be assigning their own CVEs so we discuss the possible implications and fallout from such a shift, plus we cover vulnerabilities in the kernel, Glance_store, WebKitGTK, Bind 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.

Episode 206

Posted on Friday, Aug 25, 2023

This week we talk about HTTP Content-Length handling, intricacies of group management in container environments and making sure you check your return codes while covering vulns in HAProxy, Podman, Inetutils and more, plus we put a call out for input on using open source tools to secure your SDLC.

Episode 205

Posted on Friday, Aug 18, 2023

We’re back after unexpectedly going AWOL last week to bring you the latest in Ubuntu Security including the recently announced Downfall and GameOver(lay) vulnerabilities, plus we look at security updates for OpenSSH and GStreamer and we detail plans for using AppArmor to restrict the use of unprivileged user namespaces as an attack vector in future Ubuntu releases.

Episode 204

Posted on Friday, Aug 4, 2023

This week we look at the recent Zenbleed vulnerability affecting some AMD processors, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, a high profile OpenSSH vulnerability and finally Andrei is back with a deep dive into recent academic research around how to safeguard machine learning systems when used across distributed deployments.

Episode 203

Posted on Friday, Jul 21, 2023

This week we talk about the dual use purposes of eBPF - both for security and for exploitation, and how you can keep your systems safe, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, Ruby, SciPy, YAJL, ConnMan, curl and more.

Episode 202

Posted on Friday, Jul 7, 2023

We take a sneak peek at the upcoming AppArmor 4.0 release, plus we cover vulnerabilities in AccountsService, the Linux Kernel, ReportLab, GNU Screen, containerd and more.

Episode 201

Posted on Friday, Jun 30, 2023

This week we look at the top 25 most dangerous vulnerability types, as well as the announcement of the program for LSS EU, and we cover security updates for Bind, the Linux kernel, CUPS, etcd and more.

Episode 200

Posted on Friday, Jun 23, 2023

For our 200th episode, we discuss the impact of Red Hat’s decision to stop publicly releasing the RHEL source code, plus we cover security updates for libX11, GNU SASL, QEMU, VLC, pngcheck, the Linux kernel and a whole lot more.

Episode 199

Posted on Friday, Jun 16, 2023

For our 199th episode Andrei looks at Fuzzing Configurations of Program Options plus we discuss Google’s findings on the io_uring kernel subsystem and we look at vulnerability fixes for Netatalk, Jupyter Core, Vim, SSSD, GNU binutils, GLib and more.