The following message occurs in SAP Analytics Cloud (SAC) when exporting a model to a CSV file:
- "One or more exported CSV files have cells that begin with the =, -, @, or + symbols, which can be a security concern (can trigger CSV Injection) when the files are opened in third-party software. Please make sure that the files are exported from a trusted source before opening them"
- SAP Analytics Cloud (Enterprise) All versions.
- NEO and Cloud Foundry environments.
Reproducing the Issue
- Open a model that has a cell with the =, -, @, or + symbols.
- Go to "Data Management" > Export Jobs > Export Data > Export Model As File > Create new Schedule
- Choose the options and make sure to select a valid folder as destination.
- Click Export.
- The file is exported but you see a the mentioned message.
The users are being informed of potential security risk (triggering CSV injection).
Users should ensure that the files are exported from a trusted source before opening them.
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