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Canonical’s Current Security Certifications

By Canonical on 26 September 2018

Canonical has entered the security certifications space by achieving a few important security certifications for the first time on Ubuntu. Canonical has achieved FIPS 140-2 Level 1 certification for several cryptographic modules on Ubuntu…

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Ubuntu updates for L1 Terminal Fault vulnerabilities

By Canonical on 14 August 2018

For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please click here. Today Intel announced a new side channel vulnerability known as L1 Terminal Fault. Raoul Strackx, Jo Van Bulck, Marina Minkin, Ofir Weisse, Daniel Genkin, Baris Kasikci,…

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Meltdown, Spectre and Ubuntu: What you need to know

By Christian Reis on 24 January 2018

As details of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities1 have become clearer a number of statements have been published by the multiple vendors affected; Canonical has issued advisories and updates on fixes and mitigations, the latest of…

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Spectre mitigation updates available for testing in Ubuntu Proposed

By Dustin Kirkland on 17 January 2018

Canonical holds Ubuntu to the highest standards of security and quality. This week we published candidate Ubuntu kernels providing mitigation for CVE-2017-5715 and CVE-2017-5753 (ie, Spectre / Variants 1 & 2) to their respective…

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Ubuntu Updates for the Meltdown / Spectre Vulnerabilities

By Dustin Kirkland on 4 January 2018

  For up-to-date patch, package, and USN links, please refer to: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Securi...   Unfortunately, you’ve probably already read about one of the most widespread security issues…

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