The current donwload template model to download those images does do both https and gpg validation.
** Changed in: lxc (Ubuntu) Status: Triaged => Fix Released -- You received this bug notification because you are a member of Ubuntu Touch seeded packages, which is subscribed to lxc in Ubuntu. https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/1182458 Title: ubuntu-cloud template: use simplestreams to add integrity verification Status in lxc package in Ubuntu: Fix Released Bug description: Currently we wget the ubuntu-cloud template without any integrity verification. We then proceed to execute binaries like /bin/passwd while still in the ubuntu-cloud template (in a chroot, but without any effective containment). We should be verifying that the image we download has not been tampered with. To manage notifications about this bug go to: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lxc/+bug/1182458/+subscriptions -- Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~touch-packages More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp