Trustwave's SpiderLabs Security Advisory TWSL2014-003: Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability in Tableau Server Published: 02/07/14 Version: 1.1 Vendor: Tableau Software (http://www.tableausoftware.com) Product: Tableau Server Versions affected: 8.1.X before 8.1.2 and 8.0.X before 8.0.7. Not present in 7.0.X and earlier. Product description: Tableau Server is a business intelligence application that provides browser-based analytics. Finding: Blind SQL Injection Credit: Tanya Secker & Christiaan Esterhuizen of Trustwave SpiderLabs CVE: CVE-2014-1204 CWE: CWE-89 It is possible for an authenticated user or guest user (if enabled) to inject arbitrary SQL into the Tableau Server backend database. As a proof of concept the default database user (Zrails) was retrieved using the following payload: http://127.0.0.1/views?modified_after=2013-12-08T23%3A00%3A00.000Z'%20or%20user%20like%20'Zrails The database appears to be Oracle and both the modified_after and modified_before parameters are vulnerable. Remediation Steps: The vendor has released a fix in version 8.1.2 and version 8.0.7. Version 7.0.X is not affected. Revision History: 12/06/13 - Vulnerability disclosed 12/06/13 - Vendor responded 12/23/13 - Patch released by vendor 01/24/14 - Advisory published 02/07/14 - Advisory revision published About Trustwave: Trustwave is the leading provider of on-demand and subscription-based information security and payment card industry compliance management solutions to businesses and government entities throughout the world. For organizations faced with today's challenging data security and compliance environment, Trustwave provides a unique approach with comprehensive solutions that include its flagship TrustKeeper compliance management software and other proprietary security solutions. Trustwave has helped thousands of organizations--ranging from Fortune 500 businesses and large financial institutions to small and medium-sized retailersómanage compliance and secure their network infrastructure, data communications and critical information assets. Trustwave is headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout North America, South America, Europe, Africa, China and Australia. For more information, visit https://www.trustwave.com About Trustwave's SpiderLabs: SpiderLabs(R) is the advanced security team at Trustwave focused on application security, incident response, penetration testing, physical security and security research. The team has performed over a thousand incident investigations, thousands of penetration tests and hundreds of application security tests globally. In addition, the SpiderLabs Research team provides intelligence through bleeding-edge research and proof of concept tool development to enhance Trustwave's products and services. https://www.trustwave.com/spiderlabs Disclaimer: The information provided in this advisory is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. Trustwave disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Trustwave or its suppliers be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if Trustwave or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply. ________________________________ This transmission may contain information that is privileged, confidential, and/or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. If you are not the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution, or use of the information contained herein (including any reliance thereon) is strictly prohibited. If you received this transmission in error, please immediately contact the sender and destroy the material in its entirety, whether in electronic or hard copy format.