Security Team Weekly Summary: October 12, 2017

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on October 12, 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 238 public security vulnerability reports, retaining the 75 that applied to Ubuntu.
  • Published 12 Ubuntu Security Notices which fixed 43 security issues (CVEs) across 9 supported packages.

Ubuntu Security Notices

Bug Triage

Mainline Inclusion Requests

Updates to Community Supported Packages

  • Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) provided debdiffs for trusty-artful for git (LP: #1719740)

Development

  • Reviews:
    • PR 3973/cgroup freezer in support of layouts
    • PR 3998/utilize new seccomp logging features
    • PR 3999/add detection of stale mount namespaces for layouts
    • PR 3872/preserve TMPDIR and HOSTALIASES across snap-confine invocation
    • PR 3958/add support for /home on NFS
    • PR 4008/create missing mountpoints in support of layouts
  • submitted policy-updates-xxx PR 4002
  • submitted small lttng PR 4003
  • submitted small lxd PR 4004
  • fscrypt 0.2.1 and 0.2.2 packaged
  • libseccomp patches rebased to latest

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