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

Latest Episode

Episode 182

Posted on Friday, Nov 25, 2022

After a longer-than-expected break, the Ubuntu Security Podcast is back, covering some highlights of the various security items planned during the 23.04 development cycle, our entrance into the fediverse of Mastodon, some open positions on the team and some of the details of the various security updates from the past week.

Episode 151

Posted on Friday, Mar 4, 2022

This week we do the usual round-up of security vulnerability fixes for the various Ubuntu releases, plus we discuss enabling PIE for Python and preview some upcoming content on Ubuntu system hardening as well.

Episode 150

Posted on Friday, Feb 25, 2022

Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS is released, plus we talk about Google Project Zero’s metrics report as well as security updates for the Linux kernel, expat, c3p0, Cyrus SASL and more.

Episode 149

Posted on Friday, Feb 18, 2022

This week Qualys dominate the week in security updates, disclosing details of 4 different SUID-root vulnerabilities, including Oh Snap! More Lemmings (Local Privilege Escalation in snap-confine), plus we look at updates for Firefox, cryptsetup and more.

Episode 148

Posted on Friday, Feb 11, 2022

It’s main vs universe as we take a deep dive into the Ubuntu archive and look at these components plus what goes into each and how the security team goes about reviewing software destined for main, plus we cover security updates for Django, BlueZ, NVIDIA Graphics Drivers and more.

Episode 147

Posted on Friday, Feb 4, 2022

We’re back after a few weeks off to cover the launch of the Ubuntu Security Guide for DISA-STIG, plus we detail the latest vulnerabilities and updates for lxml, PolicyKit, the Linux Kernel, systemd, Samba and more.

Episode 146

Posted on Friday, Jan 14, 2022

Ubuntu 21.04 goes EOL soon, plus we cover security updates for Django, the Linux kernel, Apache httpd2 + Log4j2, Ghostscript and more.

Episode 145

Posted on Thursday, Jan 6, 2022

The Ubuntu Security Podcast is back for 2022 and we’re starting off the year with a bang💥! This week we bring you a special interview with Kees Cook of Google and the Linux Kernel Self Protection Project discussing Linux kernel hardening upstream developments. Plus we look at security updates for Mumble, Apache Log4j2, OpenJDK and more.

Episode 144

Posted on Friday, Dec 31, 2021

Happy holidays! This week we bring you the second part of a special two-part holiday themed feature by Camila from the Ubuntu Security team discussing how best to protect yourself and your systems from the top cyber threats faced during the holidays.

Episode 143

Posted on Saturday, Dec 25, 2021

Happy holidays! This week we bring you the first part of a special two-part holiday themed feature by Camila from the Ubuntu Security team discussing the top cyber threats faced during the holidays.

Episode 142

Posted on Thursday, Dec 16, 2021

Just in time for the holidays, Log4Shell comes along to wreck everyone’s weekend - so we take a deep dive into the vulnerability that has set the internet on fire, plus we cover security updates for BlueZ, Firefox, Flatpak and more.