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 93

Posted on Friday, Oct 23, 2020

This week we cover security updates for NTP, Brotli, Spice, the Linux kernel (including BleedingTooth) and a FreeType vulnerability which is being exploited in-the-wild, plus we talk about the NSAs report into the most exploited vulnerabilities as well as the release of Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla.

Episode 92

Posted on Friday, Oct 2, 2020

It’s CVE bankruptcy! With a deluge of CVEs to cover from the last 2 weeks, we take a particular look at the ZeroLogon vulnerability in Samba this week, plus Alex covers the AppArmor 3 release and some recent / upcoming webinars hosted by the Ubuntu Security team.

Episode 91

Posted on Friday, Sep 18, 2020

This week we look at security updates for GUPnP, OpenJPEG, bsdiff and more.

Episode 90

Posted on Friday, Sep 11, 2020

This week we look at security updates for the X server, the Linux kernel and GnuTLS plus we preview the upcoming AppArmor3 release that is slated for Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla).

Episode 89

Posted on Thursday, Sep 3, 2020

This week we farewell Joe McManus plus we look at security updates for Firefox, Chrony, Squid, Django, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 88

Posted on Thursday, Aug 27, 2020

This week we talk antivirus scanners and false positives in the Ubuntu archive, plus we look at security updates for QEMU, Bind, Net-SNMP, sane-backends and more.

Episode 87

Posted on Friday, Aug 21, 2020

This week we look at the Drovorub Linux malware outed by the NSA/FBI plus we detail security updates for Dovecot, Apache, Salt, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 86

Posted on Thursday, Aug 13, 2020

This week we discuss the recent announcement of a long-awaited native client for 1password, plus Google Chrome experiments with anti-phishing techniques, and we take a look at security updates for OpenJDK 8, Samba, NSS and more.

Episode 85

Posted on Thursday, Aug 6, 2020

Dr. Levi Perigo is our special guest this week to discuss SDN and NFV with Joe, plus Alex does the weekly roundup of security updates, including Ghostscript, Squid, Apport, Whoopsie, libvirt and more.

Episode 84

Posted on Thursday, Jul 30, 2020

In a week when too many security updates are never enough, we cover the biggest one of them all for a while, BootHole, with an interview between Joe McManus and Alex Murray for some behind-the-scenes and in-depth coverage, plus we also look briefly at the other 100-odd CVEs for the week in FFmpeg, OpenJDK, LibVNCServer, ClamAV and more.