The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is experiencing an email delivery problem with several types of messages from MyOSC. 

OSC has conducted thorough validations to ensure the integrity of our backup data for the /fs/ess filesystem and are beginning full-scan backups of the home directories.

BWA Software Security Vulnerability

Category: 
Resolution: 
Resolved

Due to a recent software vulnerability discovered in bwa versions 0.7.17 and 0.7.13, it is highly recommended to immediately stop using these versions and instead use bwa/0.7.17-r1198 which contains a patch to mitigate this vulnerability.

If one continues to run the un-patched version of bwa, they may be exposing sensitive data to unauthorized persons. 

Details on the vulnerability can be found in the following webpages: 

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-10269#vulnCurrentDescriptionTitle 

https://coreymhudson.github.io/bwa_vulnerabilties/

Please contact OSC Help if there are any questions or concerns.