Security Team Weekly Summary: August 24, 2017



on 24 August 2017

The Security Team weekly reports are intended to be very short summaries of the Security Team’s weekly activities.

If you would like to reach the Security Team, you can find us at the #ubuntu-hardened channel on FreeNode. Alternatively, you can mail the Ubuntu Hardened mailing list at:

During the last week, the Ubuntu Security team:

  • Triaged 195 public security vulnerability reports, retaining the 42 that applied to Ubuntu.
  • Published 13 Ubuntu Security Notices which fixed 54 security issues (CVEs) across 16 supported packages.

Ubuntu Security Notices

Bug Triage

Mainline Inclusion Requests


  • snapd on Debian discussion

  • add wayland interface spread test
  • verify wayland interface with sway and weston
  • reviews for snapd: solus, broadcom-asic-control interface, udev tagging, bluez implicit classic)
  • continue/propose desktop, accessibility and desktop-input interfaces
  • lots of discussion with snappy team regarding auto-connectable content snaps
  • fix apparmor ‘ux’ warning with lxd snap
  • miscellaneous policy updates (some in response to chromium snap call for testing)
  • review tools updates for new interfaces
  • AppArmor pull request for next (4.14)

What the Security Team is Reading This Week

Weekly Meeting

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