SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services Security Update: Addressing Vulnerabilities to Ensure System Security
Microsoft has recently released a security update for SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services to address a vulnerability that could allow an attacker to execute remote code. This update is important for users of SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services to ensure the security of their systems.
The vulnerability (CVE-2021-31201) affects SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services and is caused by a failure to properly handle objects in memory. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially crafted query to an affected server. The security update addresses the vulnerability by correcting how SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services handles objects in memory.
It is highly recommended that you apply this security update to your SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services instances as soon as possible. You can download the update from the Microsoft Download Center or install it using the SQL Server Update Manager.
For more information about the security update for SQL Server 2017 Analysis Services, please refer to the official announcement on Microsoft’s website: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/topic/kb5001989-security-update-for-sql-server-2017-analysis-services-cve-2021-31201-e5e05b8c-7b2a-4a5e-a130-6c868e6d9441
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