MS14-044: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2014 (QFE): August 12, 2014

Introduction

A security issue has been identified in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 that could allow an attacker to compromise your system and gain control over it. You can help protect your computer by installing this update from Microsoft. After you install this item, you may have to restart your computer.

Summary

Microsoft has released security bulletin MS14-044. To learn more about this security bulletin:

How to obtain help and support for this security update

Help installing updates: Support for Microsoft Update

Security solutions for IT professionals:
TechNet Security Support and Troubleshooting

Help protect your Windows-based computer from viruses and malware: Virus and Security Solution Center

Local support according to your country:
International Support

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Removal information

To remove this software update for MDS, follow these steps:
  1. Back up the MDS database.
  2. Remove the MDS component.
  3. Reinstall the MDS component.
  4. Apply any necessary SQL Server service packs or service updates to bring MDS to its pre-security update version.

File information

The English (United States) version of this security update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
x64-based versions
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Article ID: 2977316 - Last Review: Aug 22, 2014 - Revision: 1

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