Security Team Weekly Summary: September 21, 2017


on 21 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 489 public security vulnerability reports, retaining the 152 that applied to Ubuntu.
  • Published 6 Ubuntu Security Notices which fixed 122 security issues (CVEs) across 5 supported packages.

Bug Triage

Mainline Inclusion Requests


  • validate license and deprecate aliases in the review tools
  • reviews
    • broadcom-asic-control updates PR 3898
    • bootstrap.c of snap-confine calling snap-update-ns PR 3621
    • s390x and i386 socket snap-seccomp test failures fix (PR 3900)
    • network interface update PR 3898
    • ‘mount host system fonts in desktop interface’ PR 3889
    • ‘enable partial apparmor support’ PR 3814
    • ‘run secondary-arch tests via gcc-multilib’ PR 3901
    • apparmor profile changes for snap-confine calling snap-update-ns PR 3621
  • implement/submit PR 3919 for miscellaneous policy updates xxix
  • implement/submit PR 3921 for miscellaneous policy updates xxix for 2.28
  • policy update for org.freedesktop.DBus ListNames() PR 3928

  • regression and manual testing of LSM stacking with AppArmor and SELinux

  • fscrypt 0.2.1 packaged
  • upload apparmor 2.11.0-2ubuntu17 for systemd stub resolver
  • send up patch to upstream apparmor to drop /var/run alternation in favor of /run

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