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

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Episode 196

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023

This week we look at some recent security developments from PyPI, the Linux Security Summit North America and the pending transition of Ubuntu 18.04 to ESM, plus we cover security updates for cups-filter, the Linux kernel, Git, runC, ncurses, cloud-init and more.

Episode 155

Posted on Friday, Apr 1, 2022

It’s an off-by-one error in the podcast this week as we bring you part 4 of Camila’s 3-part Ubuntu hardening series, plus we look at security updates for Thunderbird, OpenVPN, Python, Paramiko and more.

Episode 154

Posted on Friday, Mar 25, 2022

It’s PIEšŸ„§ for everyone this week as Python finally becomes a position independent executable for Ubuntu 22.04, plus Camila brings you the third part in her Ubuntu server hardening guide and we cover security updates for FUSE, Bind, Apache, the Linux kernel and more.

Episode 153

Posted on Friday, Mar 18, 2022

This week we bring you part 2 of Camila’s guide on Ubuntu server hardening, plus we cover vulnerabilities and updates in Expat, Firefox, OpenSSL, LibreOffice and more.

Episode 152

Posted on Friday, Mar 11, 2022

It’s a big week for kernel security vulnerabilities - we cover Dirty Pipe and fixes for the latest microarchitectural side channel issues, plus we bring you the first in a 3 part series on hardening your Ubuntu systems against malicious attackers.

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.