MS14-044: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 (QFE): August 12, 2014

Applies to: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3SQL Server 2008 DeveloperSQL Server 2008 Enterprise More

Introduction


A security issue has been identified in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 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 view the complete security bulletin, visit the following Microsoft website:

How to obtain and install the update


Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.


Important

  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

 

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Removal information

You can remove this software update by using the Add or Remove Programs item in Control Panel.

 

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.