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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Tableau Server Vendors:   Tableau Software
Tableau Server Input Validation Flaw Lets Remote Authenticated Users Inject SQL Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029706
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-1204   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 1 2014
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.0.x prior to 8.0.7; 8.1.x prior to 8.1.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Tableau Server. A remote authenticated user can inject SQL commands.

The software does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote authenticated user or a remote guest user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to execute SQL commands on the underlying database. This can be exploited to take full control of an instance of Tableau Server.

The vendor was notified on December 6, 2013.

The original advisory is available at:

Tanya Secker and Christiaan Esterhuizen of Trustwave SpiderLabs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user or remote guest user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (8.0.7, 8.1.2).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (2012), Windows (7), Windows (8)

Message History:   None.

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