Description of the security update for SQL Server 2012 SP4 GDR: January 12, 2018


Summary


Microsoft is aware of detailed information that has been published about a class of vulnerabilities referred to as speculative execution side-channel attacks.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see ADV180002.

How to obtain and install the update


This update is available through the Microsoft Download Center website, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), or the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Note This update will not be downloaded and installed automatically through Windows Update (unless you are using WSUS).

Known issues in this hotfix


More information


File information


File information

File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight-saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.