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 178

Posted on Friday, Sep 23, 2022

You can’t test your way out of security vulnerabilities (at least when writing your code in C), plus we cover security updates for Intel Microcode, vim, Wayland, the Linux kernel, SQLite and more.

Episode 177

Posted on Friday, Sep 16, 2022

Alex talks with special guests Nishit Majithia and Matthew Ruffell about a recent systemd regression on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS plus we cover security updates for Dnsmasq, the Linux kernel, poppler, .NET 6, rust-regex and more.

Episode 176

Posted on Friday, Sep 9, 2022

On this week’s episode we dive into the Shikitega Linux malware report from AT&T Alien Labs, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, curl and Zstandard as well as some open positions on the team. Join us!

Episode 175

Posted on Friday, Sep 2, 2022

An increased rate of CVEs in curl is a good thing, and we’ll tell you why, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, Firefox, Schroot, systemd and more.

Episode 174

Posted on Friday, Aug 26, 2022

This week we cover the debate around the decision in Ubuntu 22.10 to disable presenting platform security assessments to end users via GNOME, plus we look at security updates for zlib, PostgreSQL, the Linux kernel, Exim and more.

Episode 173

Posted on Friday, Aug 19, 2022

This week we take a look at the recent announcement of .NET 6 for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, plus we cover security updates for the Linux kernel, Booth, WebKitGTK, Unbound and more.

Episode 172

Posted on Friday, Aug 12, 2022

Finally, Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS is released and we look at how best to upgrade, plus we cover security updates for NVIDIA graphics drivers, OpenJDK, Django, libxml, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 171

Posted on Friday, Aug 5, 2022

This week we dig into what community sponsored security updates are all about, plus Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS gets delayed by a week and we cover security updates for MySQL, the Linux kernel, Samba, Net-SNMP and more.

Episode 170

Posted on Friday, Jul 29, 2022

This week we’re diving down into the depths of binary exploitation and analysis, looking at a number of recent vulnerability and malware teardowns, plus we cover security updates for FreeType, PHP, ImageMagick, protobuf-c and more.

Episode 169

Posted on Friday, Jul 22, 2022

It’s the 22.10 mid-cycle roadmap sprint at Canonical this week plus we look at security updates for Git, the Linux kernel, Vim, Python, PyJWT and more.