Fortinet Discovers Tableau Server and Tableau Desktop Heap Corruption Vulnerability
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered a Heap Corruption vulnerability in Tableau Software's Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server.
Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server are data visualization software that lets you see and understand data in minutes. They can connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations, and share with a click.
A Heap Corruption vulnerability has been discovered in Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server. The vulnerability exists because the vulnerable software can't properly handle a crafted tbwx file which causes an out of bounds memory access. It could allow malicious users to create code execution scenarios.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Feb 27, 2018
Users should apply the solution provided by Tableau Software.
Fortinet reported the vulnerability to Tableau Software on January 3 , 2018.
Tableau Software confirmed the vulnerability on January 5, 2018.
Tableau Software patched the vulnerability on February 27, 2018.
This vulnerability was discovered by Kushal Arvind Shah of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.