Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3SQL Server 2012 Analysis ServicesSQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence

This article describes cumulative update package 3 (Build number: 11.0.6537.0) 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 number KB article number Description Fix area
7111895 3149128 FIX: You do not have the permissions to execute the system sp_readerrorlog stored procedure in SQL Server 2012 SQL security
7004104 3154421 FIX: Filestream directory is not visible after an AlwaysOn replica is restarted in SQL Server 2012 High Availability
7344998 3155503 FIX: Sync tables by using a MERGE statement when change data capture is enabled is unsuccessful in SQL Server 2012 SQL service
7173801 3155558 FIX: Cannot alter column because it is enabled for Replication or Change Data Capture error occurs after a database is restored to a SQL Server that does not support change data capture SQL service
7083809 3152965 FIX: Error 1478 when you add a database back to the AlwaysOn availability group in SQL Server 2012 High Availability
7329785 3157575 FIX: Copy Database Wizard fails when a table contains a sparse column set in SQL Server 2012 Management Tools
7249579 3131443 FIX: "Cannot resolve the collation conflict" error when you apply a snapshot to the subscriber database in SQL Server SQL service
7249592 3136205 FIX: "Failed to create a new table" error when you export the cleansing results of a Data Quality Services domain in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 Data Quality Services (DQS)
7249614 3139489 FIX: "A severe error occurred on the current command" when a Table-Valued User-Defined function is referred to by a synonym SQL service
6636826 3158396 FIX: Creating a database on a system that has a large amount of memory installed takes longer SQL service
7175822 3138455 FIX: "Non-yielding Scheduler" error when versioning cleanup task runs on a SQL Server AlwaysOn secondary replica SQL service
7249540 3145423 FIX: SharePoint PowerPivot Gallery workbook doesn't update automatically when you use the OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers Analysis Services
6886080 3152378 FIX: FileTables in an AlwaysOn availability group become unavailable after failover in an instance of SQL Server 2014 or 2012 SQL service
7249546 3082561 Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Reporting Services
7249570 3137957 FIX: The "My Subscription" page does not open immediately or does not open at all when you have lots of active subscriptions in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 Reporting Services
7249584 3136789 FIX: Access violation when you run an XMLA command in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 Analysis Services
7371319 3032067 FIX: Access denied when a newly added user browses to an MDS website in SQL Server 2014 or 2012 MDS
7097823 3160407 FIX: sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats missing information after index rebuild on SQL Server 2012 SQL performance
7517158 3160427 FIX: Incorrect page numbers are displayed when you export a SSRS 2012 report into PDF or TIFF format Reporting Services
7243685 3152390 FIX: Memory corruption causes an access violation in an instance of SQL Server 2014 or 2012 SQL service
6985039 3162396 FIX: Shared data sources and stored credentials are removed by the SharePoint daily cleanup jobs in SSRS 2012 Reporting Services
7504584 3165545 FIX: Unable to execute FORMAT function if it is wrapped inside CLR in SQL Server SQL service

Notes for this update

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.