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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 124

Posted on Friday, Jul 30, 2021

It’s another week when too many security updates are never enough as we cover 240 CVE fixes across Avahi, QEMU, the Linux kernel, containerd, binutils and more, plus the Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla end-of-life.

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.

Episode 111

Posted on Thursday, Apr 8, 2021

This week we look at how Ubuntu is faring at Pwn2Own 2021 (which still has 1 day and 2 more attempts at pwning Ubuntu 20.10 to go) plus we look at security updates for SpamAssassin, the Linux kernel, Rack and Django, and we cover some open positions on the Ubuntu Security team too.

Episode 110

Posted on Thursday, Apr 1, 2021

This week we look at 2 years of 14.04 ESM, a kernel Livepatch issue, DNS-over-HTTPS for Google Chrome plus security updates for ldb, OpenSSL, Squid, curl and more.

Episode 109

Posted on Friday, Mar 26, 2021

This week we look at security updates for containerd, Ruby, the Linux kernel, Pygments and more, plus we cover some open positions within the team as well.

Episode 108

Posted on Friday, Mar 19, 2021

This week we start preparing for 16.04 LTS to transition to Extended Security Maintenance, plus we look at security updates for OpenSSH, Python, the Linux kernel and more, as well as some currently open positions on our team.

Episode 107

Posted on Friday, Mar 12, 2021

This week we check on the status of the pending GRUB2 Secure Boot updates and detail some open positions within the team, plus we look at security updates for GLib, zstd, Go, Git and more.

Episode 106

Posted on Thursday, Mar 4, 2021

This week we talk about more BootHole-like vulnerabilities in GRUB2, a Spectre exploit found in-the-wild, security updates for xterm, screen, Python, wpa_supplicant and more.

Episode 105

Posted on Thursday, Feb 25, 2021

This week we discuss security updates in Linux Mint, Google funding Linux kernel security development and details for security updates in BIND, OpenSSL, Jackson, OpenLDAP and more.

Episode 104

Posted on Friday, Feb 19, 2021

This week we take a look at a long-awaited update of Thunderbird in Ubuntu 20.04LTS, plus security updates for Open vSwitch, JUnit 4, PostSRSd, GNOME Autoar and more.