UBC Okanagan

PetyaWrap Vulnerability – June 27th, 2017 – 12:40 PT

PetyaWrap Vulnerability PetyaWrap, a variant of Petya, is the latest worldwide ransomware that has affected Europe significantly, including large corporations such as Merck and Maersk.  The vulnerability can spread using the same Windows SMBv1 vulnerability as the recent WannaCry attack.  There are no additional patches beyond those that were already released for WannaCry. The ransomware […]

Stack Clash Vulnerability – Jun 19, 2017 – 15:30 PT

Stack Clash Vulnerability Stack Clash is a vulnerability that affects memory management of Unix-based operating systems. Attackers exploit this vulnerability by corrupting memory by stacking with another memory region in the system and executing an arbitrary code.  These exploits are Local Privilege Escalations where the attacker can exploit the stash vulnerability and obtain full root […]

Connect Maintenance Jun 18, 2017 05:00 – 07:30 PT

Connect will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance on June 18, 2017 from 05:00 – 07:30 PT.

EduCloud Server Service Maintenance – June 10, 2017 07:00 – 13:00 PT

We will be performing scheduled maintenance on the EduCloud Server environment (https://bcnet.educloud.ubc.ca) on Saturday, June 10th, from 07:00 – 13:00 PT. Virtual machines running on the EduCloud Server service will remain up and running.  Administrators will be able to manage virtual machines via normal management methods like RDP and SSH, but will not be able […]

Wireless/VPN Network Infrastructure Maintenance – June 10th, 2017 23:00 – June 11th, 07:00 PT

UBC IT will be upgrading its wireless network infrastructure on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 from 11:00PM – June 11th 7:00AM PT. During this maintenance window, all wireless authentication to ubcvisitor, ubcsecure, eduroam, and ubcprivate at all on and off campus locations will be unavailable. Other services such as remote access VPN and IAP (internet access […]

CWL Admin Tool Maintenance – June 7th, 2017 19:00 – 21:00 PT

CWL Admin Tool will be undergoing maintenance on June 7, 2017 19:00 -21:00 PT. No user impact is expected.

AccessUBC and Sponsored Guest Maintenance – June 7th, 2017 10:00 – 21:00 PT

AccessUBC and Sponsored Guest will be undergoing maintenance on June 7, 2017 10:00 – 20:00 PT.

Fraudulent Email Alert: Library Notifications – June 3, 2017

Do not reply to this email or click on the link contained in the email. If you think you may have submitted your CWL login credentials, please log into myAccount  and change your password immediately.  Also, please forward a copy of the email including full headers to security@ubc.ca and advise of the possible temporary breach of your account.  The email can then […]

EduCloud Server Backup Infrastructure Maintenance – May 31st 2017 13:00 – 16:00 PT

The EduCloud Server backup infrastructure will undergo maintenance on Wednesday, May 31st, from 13:00 – 16:00 PT. During this window, we will not be able to fulfill restore requests for virtual machines hosted in EduCloud Server.

Resolved – Wireless issues at UBC Okanagan campus – May 27, 2017 13:40 PT

The issues Some users were experience with connecting to the ubcsecure, ubcvisitor and eduroam networks since this mornings early maintenance at 04:30 PT has been resolved.