About the improvement

This update improves the user experience of Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2016 by adding a security warning message that appears in the following scenario:

  • You use PowerPivot for SharePoint on a SharePoint server, and the SQL Server version is SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2016.

  • You upload a PowerPivot workbook to a SharePoint document library on the SharePoint server.

  • You schedule automatic refresh of the data in your workbook on the Manage PowerPivot Data Refresh page.

In this scenario, you receive a warning message that resembles the following:

Text version:
Be careful. The query to get the data might be unsafe so you should only refresh the workbook if you trust its source.
Do you want to refresh the workbook?


This improvement was included in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:


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