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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 100

Posted on Friday, Dec 11, 2020

For the last episode of 2020, we look back at the most “popular” packages on this podcast for this year as well as the biggest vulnerabilities from 2020, plus a BootHole presentation at Ubuntu Masters as well as vulnerability fixes from the past week too.

Episode 39

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019

A look at security updates for Django, Thunderbird, ZNC, Irssi and more, plus news on the CanonicalLtd GitHub account credentials compromise, SKS PGP keyservers under attack and Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish reaches EOL.

Episode 38

Posted on Tuesday, Jul 2, 2019

This week we look at the latest security updates for the Linux kernel, Firefox, ImageMagick, OpenStack and more, plus we have a special guest, the maintainer and lead developer of the AppArmor project, John Johansen, to talk about the project and some of the upcoming features.

Episode 37

Posted on Friday, Jun 28, 2019

The big new this week is SackPANIC! updates for the Linux kernel, plus we look at vulnerabilities in, and updates for, Samba, SQLite, Bind, Thunderbird and more, and we are hiring!

Episode 36

Posted on Monday, Jun 17, 2019

Security updates for DBus, vim, elfutils, GLib and more, plus Joe and Alex look at another npm package hijack as well as some wider discussions around the big vim RCE of this week.

Episode 35

Posted on Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019

We look at vulnerabilities and updates for Exim, the Linux kernel, Berkeley DB, Qt and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss some recent malware campaigns including Hiddenwasp, and we cover some open positions too.

Episode 34

Posted on Monday, Jun 3, 2019

This week we look at security updates for Keepalived, Corosync, GnuTLS, libseccomp and more, plus we talk insider threats with Joe McManus.

Episode 33

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019

Updated Intel microcode for Cherry + Bay Trial CPUs, fixes for vulnerabilities in curl, Firefox, PHP and MariaDB, plus we talk configuration of virtualised guests to mitigate speculative execution vulnerabilities as well as plans for the Ubuntu 19.10 development cycle.

Episode 32

Posted on Monday, May 20, 2019

This week we look at updates to cover the latest Intel CPU vulnerabilities (MDS - aka RIDL, Fallout, ZombieLoad), plus other vulnerabilies in PostgreSQL, ISC DHCP, Samba and more, whilst special guest this week is Seth Arnold from the Ubuntu Security Team to talk Main Inclusion Review code audits.

Episode 31

Posted on Monday, May 13, 2019

This week we cover security fixes for GNOME Shell, FFmpeg, Sudo, Ghostscript and others, and we talk to Joe McManus about malicious Dockerhub images, Git repos being ransomed more.

Episode 30

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019

Fixes for 19 different vulnerabilities across MySQL, Dovecot, Memcached and others, plus we talk to Joe McManus about the recent iLnkP2P IoT hack and the compromise of DockerHub’s credentials database and more.