• Who: SecurityTeam

  • When: Mon Jan 23rd 2017 16:30 UTC

  • End: 16:53 UTC

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

  • Chaired By: Tyler Hicks (tyhicks)


  • jdstrand
  • mdeslaur
  • sbeattie
  • tyhicks
  • jjohansen
  • sarnold
  • chrisccoulson
  • ratliff

Not present

  • None


  • Announcements
    • Ahmed Farag provided notifications for false positive virus identification for files in the archive (pnsnap, ettercap-common, dbacl, and libmail-deliverystatus-bounceparser-perl).
    • Scott Kitterman (ScottK) provided a debdiff for trusty for pdns-recursor (LP: #1656931)

    • Clive Johnston (clivejo) provided a debdiff for xenial for ark (LP: #1655507)

    • Vishnu Vardhan Reddy Naini (visred) provided a debdiff for yakkety for ark (LP: #1655507)

  • Weekly stand-up report (each member discusses any pending and planned future work for the week)
    • jdstrand
      • snappy PR reviews
      • apparmor policy updates for snappy confinement
      • prepare a snap for testing confinement policy
      • better leverage seccomp arg filtering in snappy confinement policy
    • mdeslaur
      • weekly role: community
      • security updates
    • sbeattie
      • weekly role: bug triage
      • openjdk-8 updates to test and sponsor
      • publish new dependencies of linux-raspi2 kernels
      • pick up a security update
    • tyhicks
      • weekly role: cve triage
      • finish and submit the second revision of seccomp/libseccomp patches to upstream
      • upload AppArmor 2.11.0 to zesty

      • embargoed issue
      • pick up a security update
    • jjohansen
      • AppArmor bugs

        • flock not mediated with 'k' (LP: #1658219)

        • disconnected path when using filesystem namespaces (LP: #1656121)

      • clean up and send xenial/yakkety AppArmor patches to the kernel team

      • revise dconf/gsettings mediation patches and sync with desktop team
      • preparing next batch of AppArmor kernel patches to upstream

        • maybe the changes to securityfs
    • sarnold
      • weekly role: happy place
      • uvp-monitor MIR
      • pick up another MIR
        • possibly libapache2-mod-auth-mellon
    • ChrisCoulson

    • ratliff
      • weekly role: happy place
      • security updates for ubuntu-core 15.04
  • 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
    • ChrisCoulson says that Firefox will begin build depending on rustc sometime in early 2017 which then kicks off about a 12-18 week countdown before it'll be required for a Firefox update in Ubuntu


Logs available at http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2017/ubuntu-meeting.2017-01-23-16.30.moin.txt

MeetingLogs/Security/20170123 (last edited 2017-01-23 16:55:32 by tyhicks)