Security

VULNERABILITY ALERT: Google Chrome Browser for Desktop

The UBC Cybersecurity Team is aware that Google published a security advisory to address a vulnerability with Chrome for Desktop – a Heap buffer overflow in V8. Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2021-21148 exists in the wild. The vulnerability affects Chrome for Desktop versions prior to 88.0.4324.150. The impact of this vulnerability […]

Vancouver Campus Network Maintenance February 4, 2021, 18:00-23:59 PT

The Vancouver Campus network will undergo maintenance on February 4, 2021, 18:00-23:59 PT. No disruption to service is expected.

Vancouver Campus Network Maintenance February 2, 2021, 18:00-23:59 PT

The Vancouver Campus network will undergo maintenance on February 2, 2021, 18:00-23:59 PT. No disruption to service is expected.

UBC Vancouver Load Balancer Maintenance February 3, 2021, 20:00-21:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing maintenance on the Vancouver load balancing systems on February 3, 2021, 20:00-21:00 PT. No service interruptions are expected.

Vancouver Campus Network Maintenance January 28, 2021, 18:00-23:59 PT

The Vancouver Campus network will undergo maintenance on January 28, 2021, 18:00-23:59 PT. No disruption to service is expected during this time.

UBC IT Network Maintenance at the Vancouver General Hospital January 26, 2021, 18:00-22:00 PT

UBC IT will be performing network maintenance at the Vancouver General Hospital on Tuesday, January 26 from 18:00 – 22:00 PT. No user impact is expected.

PCI (Payment Card Industry) Virtual Infrastructure Maintenance January 4, 2021, 10:00 PT to January 8, 2021, 16:00 PT

The PCI environment will undergo scheduled maintenance from January 4, 2021, 10:00 PT to January 8, 2021, 16:00 PT. There will be no anticipated impact to any services hosted within the PCI environment.

EduCloud Server Service Maintenance January 5, 2021, 06:00-09:00 PT

Scheduled maintenance on the EduCloud Server environment (https://bcnet.educloud.ubc.ca) will be performed on January 5, 2021, 06:00-09:00 PT. Virtual machines running on the EduCloud Server service will remain up and running. Administrators will be able to manage virtual machines via other management methods such as RDP and SSH, but will not be able to login to […]

UBCO Border Firewall Security Change December 21, 2020, 18:00-18:30 PT

A new security feature will be enabled on the UBCO Border firewall on December 21, 2020, at 18:00 PT. Following this change, if users or administrators need to connect from external to internal networks over any of the blocked ports, VPN sign in will be required. For additional details on this change, visit the UBC […]

Critical Advisory – Solarwinds

There has a been a recent report of a supply chain compromise involved the Solarwinds Orion Platform.   Details are available here on the Confidential Communication site:   hxxps://cc.cybersecurity.ubc.ca/?p=7115   If you are running this service, please look into this immediately.  Additionally, if your department is using Solarwinds affected products, please reach out to Matthew […]