FIX: The bcp utility may crash when you use SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014

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

Symptoms


When you use Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014, the bulk copy program (bcp) utility (Bcp.exe) may crash.

Note This issue occurs on a rare condition.

Resolution


The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2014

Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Status


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