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  • Who: SecurityTeam

  • When: Mon June 19th 2017 16:30 UTC

  • End: 16:45 UTC

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

  • Chaired By: Tyler Hicks (tyhicks)


  • jdstrand
  • mdeslaur
  • tyhicks
  • jjohansen
  • chrisccoulson
  • ratliff
  • leosilva

Not present

  • sbeattie
  • sarnold


  • Announcements
    • None
  • Weekly stand-up report (each member discusses any pending and planned future work for the week)
    • jdstrand
      • respond to greengrass-support interface feedback
        • iterate on the policy once a devmode snap is available
      • PR reviews for fixing racy profile generation
        • bpf caching
        • system-key
      • password-manager-service interface PR
      • finish overlayfs/apparmor/snaps investigation
        • file overlay/apparmor bugs
      • snappy-debug work
        • fix to work with journald
      • miscellaneous snappy policy updates PR
    • mdeslaur
      • weekly role: happy place
      • release glibc and exim4 updates
      • ruby updates
      • additional security updates as time allows
    • tyhicks
      • weekly role: bug triage
      • !eCryptfs patch review (userspace and kernel)
      • fscrypt evaluation
      • seccomp patches
      • book upcoming travel
      • help leosilva with the update publishing process and possibly with the bug triage role
    • jjohansen
      • kernel USN publication
      • upstream linux-security-module reviews
        • new revision of LSM stacking patches
        • path based LSM changes from Tetsuo
      • AppArmor kernel patch upstreaming

        • push out namespacing patch set for review
        • work on an RFC patch set for networking/unix socket mediation
      • LSS program committee duties
        • book travel
        • help set the schedule
    • ChrisCoulson

      • thunderbird update
      • investigate spidermonkey/gjs maintenance plan
      • embargoed issue
    • ratliff
      • weekly role: happy place
      • Ubuntu Core 15 updates
      • technical content and reporting
    • leosilva
      • finished testing a libnl3 update for 12.04 ESM
        • publish it soon
      • pick up another security update
      • train for one of the generalist's roles
  • 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
    • none


Logs available at http://ubottu.com/meetingology/logs/ubuntu-meeting/2017/ubuntu-meeting.2017-06-19-16.30.moin.txt