FIX: Access violation occurs when a CTE calls a synonym in SQL Server 2012

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 DeveloperSQL Server 2012 EnterpriseSQL Server 2012 Standard

Symptoms


Assume that you create a synonym for a scalar function in Microsoft SQL Server 2012. When a common table expression (CTE) calls the synonym in a different function, an access violation occurs. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Msg 0, Level 11, State 0, Line 0

A severe error occurred on the current command. The results, if any, should be discarded.

Resolution


Cumulative update information

Cumulative update 5 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 5. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2861107 Cumulative update package 5 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2772858 The SQL Server 2012 builds that were released after SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 was released

Status


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