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  • Who: SecurityTeam

  • When: Mon June 6th 2016 16:31 UTC

  • End: 16:53 UTC

  • Where: #ubuntu-meeting on irc.freenode.net

  • Chaired By: Jamie Strandboge (jdstrand)


  • jdstrand
  • mdeslaur
  • sbeattie
  • sarnold
  • ChrisCoulson

  • ratliff

Not present

  • tyhicks
  • jjohansen


  • Announcements
    • I'd like to announce a couple of changes to the structure of the security team.
    • After almost 5.5 years as the manager of the security team, I decided it was time for a change. The security team is too awesome to leave so I'm not going far: I will stay on the security team as a generalist focusing on snappy initially and getting back to generalist duties in due course. Smile :)

    • The other change is that I'd like to extend a warm welcome to Emily Ratliff (ratliff) for joining the Ubuntu Security team as manager and I'll be working with her to ensure a smooth transition. If you don't know Emily already, google her Wink ;) She is very talented and accomplished and we are super-excited to have her join Canonical and the Ubuntu Security team. Smile :)

    • Thomas Ward (teward) provided debdiffs for trusty-xenial for nginx (LP: #1587577)
  • Weekly stand-up report (each member discusses any pending and planned future work for the week)
    • jdstrand
      • snappy PR followups (gsettings, input methods)
      • snappy interface reviews (modem-manager, ppp, etc)
      • seccomp arg filtering follow-ups
      • various snapd interface policy updates and investigations
      • review tools updates for upcoming snap.yaml changes and various bug fixes
      • im-config testing
      • docker interface as have time
    • mdeslaur
      • weekly role: cve triage and community
      • libxml2 security updates
      • pending security updates
    • sbeattie
      • weekly role: bug triage
      • short week (off starting Wed)
      • kernel cve->lp bugs sync script

      • build failures for yakkety gcc pie
    • jjohansen
      • focus on AppArmor (stacking bugs for 16.04)

    • sarnold
      • weekly role: happy place
      • sprint prep and imagemagick
    • ChrisCoulson

      • firefox updates
      • chromium ready to sponsor hopefully
      • oxide update
      • oxide bugs
    • ratliff
      • new hire duties
      • sprint prep
  • Highlighted packages

    The Ubuntu Security team will highlight some community-supported packages that might be good candidates for updating and or triaging. If you would like to help Ubuntu and not sure where to start, this is a great way to do so. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/UpdateProcedures for details and if you have any questions, feel free to ask in #ubuntu-security. To find out other ways of helping out, please see https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SecurityTeam/GettingInvolved. The highlighted packages for this week are:

    The Ubuntu Security team suggests that contributors look into merging Debian security updates in community-supported packages. If you would like to help Ubuntu but are not sure where to start, this is a great way to do so. See the available merges and SecurityTeam/UpdateProcedures for details on preparing Ubuntu security updates. If you have any questions, feel free to ask in #ubuntu-hardened. To find out other ways of helping out, please see SecurityTeam/GettingInvolved.

  • Miscellaneous and Questions
    • teward thanked the security team (and mdeslaur in particular) for sponsoring his debdiffs for nginx


Logs available at http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2016/ubuntu-meeting.2016-06-06-16.31.moin.txt