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

Alex Murray

Alex Murray

Latest Episode

Episode 124

Posted on Friday, Jul 30, 2021

It’s another week when too many security updates are never enough as we cover 240 CVE fixes across Avahi, QEMU, the Linux kernel, containerd, binutils and more, plus the Ubuntu 20.10 Groovy Gorilla end-of-life.

Episode 53

Posted on Friday, Nov 15, 2019

This week we look at the details of the latest Intel hardware vulnerabilities, including security updates for the Linux kernel and Intel microcode, plus Bash, cpio, FriBidi and more.

Episode 52

Posted on Friday, Nov 8, 2019

This week we look at security updates for FreeTDS, HAProxy, Nokogiri, plus some regressions in Whoopsie, Apport and Firefox, and Joe and Alex discuss the release of 14.04 ESM for personal use under the Ubuntu Advantage program.

Episode 51

Posted on Thursday, Oct 31, 2019

In this Halloween Special, Joe and Alex talk about what scares them in security, plus we look at security updates for Firefox, PHP, Samba, Whoopsie, Apport and more.

Episode 50

Posted on Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Alex and Joe discuss the big news of this week - the release of Ubuntu 19.10 Eoan Ermine - plus we look at updates for the Linux kernel, libxslt, UW IMAP and more.

Episode 49

Posted on Friday, Oct 18, 2019

This week we look at updates for Sudo, Python, OpenStack Octavia and more, plus we discuss a recent CVE for Python which resulted in erroneous scientific research results, and we go over some of your feedback from Episode 48.

Episode 48

Posted on Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

This week we look at security updates for the Linux kernel, SDL 2, ClamAV and more, plus Alex and Joe talk security and performance trade-offs, snaps and OWASP Top 10 Cloud Security recommendations, and finally Alex covers some recent concerns about the security of the Snap Store.

Episode 47

Posted on Thursday, Oct 3, 2019

We catch up on details of the past few weeks of security updates, including Python, curl, Linux kernel, Exim and more, plus Alex and Joe discuss the recent Ubuntu Engineering Sprint in Paris and building a HoneyBot for Admin Magazine.

Episode 46

Posted on Thursday, Sep 12, 2019

A massive 85 CVEs addressed this week, including updates for Exim, the Linux Kernel, Samba, systemd and more, plus we discuss hacking BMCs via remote USB devices and password stashes.

Episode 45

Posted on Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019

This week we look at security updates for Dovecot, Ghostscript, a livepatch update for the Linux kernel, Ceph and Apache, plus Alex and Joe discuss recent Wordpress plugin vulnerabilities and the Hostinger breach, and more.

Episode 44

Posted on Monday, Aug 26, 2019

This week Joe and Alex discuss a recently disclosed backdoor in Webmin, plus we cover security updates from the past week, including for Nova, KDE, LibreOffice, Docker, CUPS and more.