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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 139

Posted on Friday, Nov 26, 2021

This week we put out a call for testing and feedback on proposed Samba updates for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS plus we look at security updates for Mailman, Thunderbird, LibreOffice, BlueZ and more.

Episode 68

Posted on Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

This week we cover security updates for Apache, Twisted, Vim a kernel livepatch and more, plus Alex and Joe discuss OVAL data feeds and the cvescan snap for vulnerability awareness.

Episode 67

Posted on Thursday, Mar 19, 2020

A big week in security updates, including the Linux kernel, Ceph, ICU, Firefox, Dino and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss tips for securely working from home in light of Coronavirus.

Episode 66

Posted on Thursday, Mar 12, 2020

This week we cover security updates for Django, runC and SQLite, plus Alex and Joe discuss the AMD speculative execution Take A Way attack and we look at some recent blog posts by the team too.

Episode 65

Posted on Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

Whilst avoiding Coronavirus, this week we look at updates for libarchive, OpenSMTPD, rake and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss ROS, the Robot Operating System and how the Ubuntu Security Team is involved in the ongoing development of secure foundations for robotics.

Episode 64

Posted on Thursday, Feb 27, 2020

This week we look at security updates for ppp, Squid, rsync + more, and Joe and Alex discuss the wide scope of the Ubuntu Security Team including some current open positions.

Episode 63

Posted on Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

Security updates for Firefox, QEMU, Linux kernel, ClamAV and more, plus we discuss our recommended reading list for getting into infosec and farewell long-time member of the Ubuntu Security Team / community Tyler Hicks.

Episode 62

Posted on Thursday, Feb 13, 2020

This week Alex and Joe take an indepth look at the recent Sudo vulnerability CVE-2019-18634 plus we look at security updates for OpenSMTPD, systemd, Mesa, Yubico PIV tool and more. We also look at a recent job opening for a Robotics Security Engineer to join the Ubuntu Security team.

Episode 61

Posted on Friday, Feb 7, 2020

Joe is back to discuss a recent breach against Wawa, plus we detail security updates from the past week including Apache Solr, OpenStack Keystone, Sudo, Django and more.

Episode 60

Posted on Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

Security updates for python-apt, GnuTLS, tcpdump, the Linux kernel and more, plus we look at plans to integrate Ubuntu Security Notices within the main ubuntu.com website.

Episode 59

Posted on Friday, Jan 24, 2020

After a weeks break we are back to look at updates for ClamAV, GnuTLS, nginx, Samba and more, plus we briefly discuss the current 20.04 Mid-Cycle Roadmap Review sprint for the Ubuntu Security Team