Software Store Blog

SAS Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2021-44228)

CVE-2021-44228 is a remote code execution vulnerability in Apache Log4j.  SAS 9.4 is vulnerable to CVE-2021-44228. VUMC IT applied the necessary Security Update to address the Log4j vulnerability on the server. End users access the SAS server through SAS Enterprise Guide, the PC interface, and through SAS Studio, the web interface.  Enterprise Guide is not Java based and is not vulnerable to CVE-2021-44228.

VUMC Software Store Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

The VUMC Software Store's customer service desk will be closed Thursday, November 25 - Friday, November 26, 2021 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The online Software Store will be available throughout the holiday.

MATLAB R2021B Available

Mathworks released MATLAB R2021B. See the following links for information on the new release.

Microsoft Home Use Program

Microsoft's Home Use Program allows VUMC employees to receive a 30% discount for Microsoft 365 Personal (originally $69.99) or Microsoft 365 Family (originally $99.99). From April 23, 2021 through June 16, 2021, receive a 50% discount for the first 12 months.  After 12 months, the discount reverts to 30%. Find more information on the Software Store's website under Special Deals.

DigiCert Scheduled Maintenance - Saturday, May 1, 2021, 10 PM - Midnight

DigiCert will perform scheduled maintenance on Saturday, May 1st, from 10 PM through midnight.  DigiCert is the certificate authority VUMC IT uses to create the SSL certificates we offer to the enterprise through the VUMC Software Store. During the scheduled outage, the Software Store cannot order, renew or reissue SSL certificates. Please schedule high-priority orders, renewals and reissues outside the maintenance window.

Prism Academy - Access through GraphPad Prism

GraphPad Prism subscribers have free access to Prism Academy, the new GraphPad Prism Learning Center. Access Prism Academy by upgrading your Prism software to the latest version.  After you update, you will see a Prism Academy button on the welcome screen.  This will take you directly to the courses.

MATLAB R2021 Available

Mathworks, maker of MATLAB, released MATLAB R2021a.  The new release includes updates to MATLAB, Simulink and over 50 additional add-on products. R2021 also includes three new products: