FIX: Memory leak occurs in the MEMOBJ_SOSNODE type object when you run a query that contains sys.database_permissions in SQL Server 2014

Applies to: SQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 DeveloperSQL Server 2014 Enterprise

Symptoms


When you run a query that contains sys.database_permissions in Microsoft SQL Server 2014, a memory leak occurs in the MEMOBJ_SOSNODE type object. 

Note The memory leak depends on how frequently the query restarts. The only way to release memory is to restart your instance of SQL Server.

Resolution


Cumulative Update information

The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server 2014.

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Status


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