Shibboleth Service Provider (SP) Vulnerability

A security advisor was recently issued indicating that if you are using the current Shibboleth SP on your application, it has been identified as vulnerable to forged user attribute data and that UBC’s Shibboleth implementation is impacted. Shibboleth SP software relies on a generic XML parser to process SAML responses and there are limitations in […]

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Meltdown and Spectre CPU Vulnerabilities

Risk: High CVE: CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2018-5753   Meltdown and Spectre are two CPU vulnerabilities that have recently been detected in Intel, AMD, ARM and Qualcomm processors. Currently there are no exploits available in the wild; however if successful, attackers can take advantage of three variants of the flaw and steal sensitive data, such as passwords and […]

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[Update] BCNET Victoria-Seattle Marine cable fiber cut – January 6th, 2018 06:45 PT – Ongoing

From: 06:45 PT Saturday, January 6, 2018 To:   Ongoing   Update: Ship has been scheduled to begin work on fiber repair January 25th. Reason: BCNET circuit carrier confirmed an undersea fiber cut between Seattle and Victoria. A repair effort is on the way. Effects: Clients impacted have diverse paths so impact is minimal   Contact:    […]

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Load Balancer Maintenance – February 19, 2018 13:00 – 20:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the load balancing systems during the above mentioned window. No service interruptions are expected.

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Contact Centre Maintenance February 21, 2018 21:00 – February 22, 2018 01:00 PT

The UBC Vancouver Contact Centre service will be undergoing maintenance on February 21, 2018 from 21:00 to February 22, 2018 01:00 PT.  There will be no impact to the Contact Centre service as a result of this change.

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Contact Center Service Maintenance February 22, 2018 15:00 – 23:59 PT

The Contact Centre service will be undergoing maintenance on February 22, 2018 15:00 – 23:59 PT. No service outage or impact is expected as a result of this change.

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Shibboleth IDP v.3 maintenance on Feb 28, 2018 11:00 – 14:00 PT

To improve the user experience, the CWL login pages on Shibboleth IDP v.3 will be updated to include service identification text and an updated header. This change will take place on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 between 1100-1400 PT. There will be no impact on the user or a service outage.

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Contact Centre Maintenance February 28, 2018 21:00 – March 1, 2018 01:00 PT

The UBC Vancouver Contact Centre service will be undergoing maintenance on February 28, 2018 from 21:00 to March 1, 2018 01:00 PT.  There will be no impact to the Contact Centre service as a result of this change.

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UBC Hospital Voice Service Maintenance March 1, 2018 00:00 – 06:00 PT

Our service provider will be performing maintenance affecting the UBC Hospital phone service on March 1, 2018 for up to 6 hours between 00:00 at 06:00 PT. No impact is anticipated as a result of this change.

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UBC Robson Square Phone Service Maintenance March 05, 2018 00:00 – 06:00 PT

The UBC Robson Square phone service will be undergoing maintenance for up to 1 hour on March 5th between 00:00 and 06:00 PT. No impact is anticipated as a result of this change.

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UBC ELDAP Service Maintenance Feb 17, 2018 07:00 – 17:00 PT

The UBC ELDAP Service will be undergoing system maintenance on Feb 17, 2018, from 07:00 to 17:00 PT. No service outage is anticipated.

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BCNET – Emergency Maintenance – Prince George Exchange – February 16, 20:00 – 21:00 PT

From: 20:00 PT Friday, February 16, 2018 To:   21:00 PT Friday, February 16, 2018 Reason: BCNET will be performing a router reboot at Prince George. Effects: Network connectivity in Prince George will be interrupted during this maintenance window. Research network and local peering traffic will be impacted as well in this location. Contact: Please contact […]

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ComPAIR Scheduled Upgrade Feb 16, 2018 22:00-22:30 PT

ComPAIR (compair.elearning.ubc.ca) will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance on February 16, 2018 from 22:00-22:30 PT.

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