KB4539815 - FIX: Access violation occurs when change tracking auto cleanup tries to clean up side tables in SQL Server

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 Enterprise


Consider the following scenario:
  • You enable change tracking on a database in Microsoft SQL Server.
  • The change tracking auto cleanup process cleans up the side tables.
  • When the auto cleanup process is about to clean up thelast side table, and if the user disables change tracking on that table, the process encounters an access violation, andgenerates a dump file.
DateTime spid837s    ***Stack Dump being sent to FilePath/FileName
DateTime spid837s    SqlDumpExceptionHandler: Process 837 generated fatal exception c0000005 EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION. SQL Server is terminating this process.
DateTime spid837s    * *******************************************************************************
DateTime spid837s    *
DateTime spid837s    * BEGIN STACK DUMP:
DateTime spid837s    *   DateTime spid 837
DateTime spid837s    *
DateTime spid837s    *
DateTime spid837s    *   Exception Address = 00007FF9E65FF90D Module(sqlmin+0000000000F0F90D)
DateTime spid837s    *   Exception Code    = c0000005 EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION
DateTime spid837s    *   Access Violation occurred reading address 0000000000000000


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. 


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