MS15-058: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2014 QFE: July 14, 2015

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 EnterpriseSQL Server 2014 Express


This update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL Server that could allow remote code execution if an authenticated attacker runs a specially crafted query that is designed to execute a virtual function from a wrong address. This leads to a function call to uninitialized memory. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-058.

In addition to the security update that is described in bulletin MS15-058, this security update also contains all the updates that are included in cumulative update packages 1 through 7.

For more information about the SQL Server 2014 builds that were released after SQL Server 2014 was released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2936603 SQL Server 2014 build versions

Known issue

The installation of a cumulative update that is an earlier version than the GDR branch version of this security update may succeed and partly overwrite the GDR branch security update. In this case, the security protection of the GDR branch security update is not compromised.

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Microsoft 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 Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. To install the update, follow the installation instructions on the download page.

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More Information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3065718 .

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace any previously released update.