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 537 public security vulnerability reports, retaining the 134 that applied to Ubuntu.
- Published 16 Ubuntu Security Notices which fixed 36 security issues (CVEs) across 17 supported packages.
Ubuntu Security Notices
Mainline Inclusion Requests
http-parser completed (LP: #1638957)
python-certifi completed (LP: #1708496)
Updates to Community Supported Packages
Simon Quigley (tsimonq2) provided debdiffs for trusty-zesty for vlc (LP: #1709420)
- review tools updated for 2.27
snapd interfaces documentation updated to include all interfaces
Security policy and sandboxing updated
miscellaneous snapd policy updates for master and 2.27.1
- snapd PR interface reviews for avahi, opengl, optical-drive, physical-memory-observe, spi
What the Security Team is Reading This Week
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Security Team Weekly Summary: August 17, 2017