MS16-136: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 2 GDR: November 8, 2016


Summary


This update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL Server. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to gain elevated privileges that might be used to create accounts, or to view, change, or delete data. To learn more about these vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-136.


How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see the "Turn on automatic updating in the Control Panel" section of this Safety & Security Center article.

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.

Method 3: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3199641 .

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace any previously released update.