KB3137746 - Cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 Analysis ServicesSQL Server 2012 Business IntelligenceSQL Server 2012 Developer

This article describes cumulative update package 2 (Build number: 11.0.6523.0) for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 (SP3). This update contains fixes that were released after the release of SQL Server 2012 SP3.


  • Cumulative updates are now available at the Microsoft Download Center.
  • Only the most recent cumulative update that was released for SQL Server 2012 SP3 is available at the Download Center.
  • All fixes that are described in this article will be included in all future SQL Server 2012 SP3 cumulative updates.

How to obtain this cumulative update package

The following update is available from the Microsoft Download Center:

If the download page does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the cumulative update package.

Note After future CUs are released for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3, this CU can be downloaded from the Microsoft Windows Update Catalog. However, we recommend that you install the latest CU that's available.

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Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package

VSTS bug numberKB article numberDescriptionFix area
68056683138659FIX: Slow performance when you query numeric data types from an Oracle database SQL service
67273533138930FIX: Access violation when you execute a stored procedure that uses a cursor on a table variable in SQL Server SQL service
64345853139614FIX: An assertion failure occurs on the secondary replica when you use the AlwaysOn Availability Groups feature in SQL Server 2012 SQL service
68762143138319FIX: Numeric overflow when you run a query that spills more than 65,535 extents to tempdb in SQL Server 2014 or 2012 SQL service
68260213139911Access violation when you perform a cell writeback that invokes the LookupCube MDX function Analysis Services
68301513120595FIX: Column data is deleted when you update another column in a table in SQL Server 2012 SQL service
68301823132062FIX: SMK initialization fails on one node of a SQL Server 2012 failover cluster SQL security
68305473135749FIX: Incorrect group members are obtained when you execute the xp_logininfo stored procedure in SQL Server SQL security
69934533101120FIX: SQL Server stops responding when you back up the certificate that is used to encrypt the database encryption key in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 SQL service
70049773145492FIX: XA transactions aren't cleaned when you exit a Java application in an instance of SQL Server SQL service
68301413123485FIX: Slow performance when you run MDX query in SSAS 2012 Analysis Services
68844733142595FIX: An access violation occurs when a database table name contains Japanese characters SQL service
68301733132058FIX: Error occurs when you try to drop or delete filegroups or partition schemes and functions in SQL Server SQL service
68305533123309FIX: The Log Reader Agent stops intermittently and an Access Violation occurs in SQL Server 2012 SQL service
68301593109051FIX: Default settings are used when you print to a non-default printer in SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Reporting Services
68301863123089FIX: The INSTEAD OF trigger uses a different collation than the contained database uses in SQL Server 2012 SQL performance
69332993135748FIX: Error when you use the replication feature in SQL Server 2014 or SQL Server 2012 SQL service
66507313145983FIX: Change Data Capture for Oracle by Attunity stops working when Oracle tables have column with Long data type Integration Services
69964963107346FIX: Access violation and the program restarts when you change an extended events session in SQL Server 2014 or 2012 SQL service

Notes for this update

Cumulative update

  • We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment.
  • We recommend that you apply the most recent update release .
    • This cumulative package is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems.
    • The most recent update release contains all the hotfixes and all the updates that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 update release.
  • We recommend that you upgrade your SQL Server to the latest SQL Server 2012 service pack .

Hybrid environments deployment

When you deploy the hotfixes to a hybrid environment (Such as AlwaysOn, replication, cluster, and mirroring), we recommend that you go and refer to the following articles before you deploy them:  

Cumulative update package information


To apply this cumulative update package, you must be running SQL Server 2012 SP3.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update package.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.