Ubuntu Security Podcast

by Alex Murray · · ·

A weekly podcast talking about the latest developments and updates from the Ubuntu Security team, including a summary of the security vulnerabilities and fixes from the last week as well as a discussion on some of the goings on in the wider Ubuntu Security community.

58 Episode 58 Jan. 9, 2020

In the first episode for 2020, we look at security updates for Django and the Linux kernel, plus Alex and Joe discuss security and privacy aspects of smart assistant connected devices.

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Tags: security, linux

Older Episodes

57 Episode 57 Dec. 19, 2019
In the final episode of 2019, we look at security updates for RabbitMQ, GraphicsMagick, OpenJDK and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss a typical day-in- the-life of a Ubuntu Security Team member.
56 Episode 56 Dec. 13, 2019
In the second to last episode for 2019, we look at security updates for Samba, Squid, Git, HAProxy and more, plus Alex and Joe discuss Evil Corp hacker indictments, unsecured AWS S3 buckets and more.
55 Episode 55 Dec. 9, 2019
This week we cover security updates for NSS, SQLite, the Linux kernel and more, plus Joe and Alex discuss a recent FBI advisory warning about possible dangers of Smart TVs.
54 Episode 54 Nov. 23, 2019
Security updates for DPDK, Linux kernel, QEMU, ImageMagick, Ghostscript and more, plus Joe and Alex talk about how to get into information security.
53 Episode 53 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.
52 Episode 52 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.
51 Episode 51 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.
50 Episode 50 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.
49 Episode 49 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.
48 Episode 48 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.
47 Episode 47 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.
46 Episode 46 Sept. 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.
45 Episode 45 Sept. 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.
44 Episode 44 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.
43 Episode 43 Aug. 21, 2019
This week we cover vulnerabilities in Ghostscript, the Linux kernel, nginx and more, and we follow up last weeks interview with another interview with Jamie Strandboge, this time talking about the history of the Ubuntu Security team.
42 Episode 42 Aug. 14, 2019
This week we have a special interview with Ubuntu Security Team member Jamie Strandboge, talking about security aspects of the Snap packaging system, as well as the usual roundup of security fixes from the past week.
41 Episode 41 Aug. 5, 2019
With Alex and Joe having been away at a Canonical sprint last week, we look back at the past fortnight's security updates including new Linux kernel releases, MySQL, VLC, Django and more plus we discuss a recent Citrix password spraying attack.
40 Episode 40 July 23, 2019
Big roundup of security updates from the past 2 weeks including Docker, ZeroMQ, Squid, Redis and more, plus we talk with Joe McManus about some recent big fines for companies breaching their GDPR responsibilities and it's EOL for Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish.
39 Episode 39 July 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.