Security Team Weekly Summary: September 14, 2017



on 14 September 2017

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

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During the last week, the Ubuntu Security team:

  • Triaged 234 public security vulnerability reports, retaining the 109 that applied to Ubuntu.
  • Published 6 Ubuntu Security Notices which fixed 15 security issues (CVEs) across 5 supported packages.

Ubuntu Security Notices

Bug Triage

Mainline Inclusion Requests

Updates to Community Supported Packages

  • Gianfranco Costamagna provided a debdiff for xenial for check-all-the-things (LP: #1597245)

  • Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) provided a debdiff for xenial for karchive (LP: #1712948)

  • James Cowgill (jcowgill) provided debdiffs for xenial and zesty for mbedtls (LP: #1714640)

Call for Testing

  • Updates for WordPress are available in the security-proposed PPA and are just waiting for some testing before being published. Jump into #ubuntu-hardened on Freenode and ping the security team member on community duty if you are interested in helping test this community supported package.


What the Security Team is Reading This Week

Weekly Meeting

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