FIX: Security Bulletin MS16-136 breaks the SSRS data source type in PowerPivot in SQL Server 2017 and SQL Server 2016

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1SQL Server 2016 Enterprise CoreSQL Server 2016 Standard

Symptoms


Assume that you install an Analysis Services PowerPivot instance in SQL Server 2017 and Microsoft SQL Server 2016, and then you install the Microsoft Security Bulletin MS16-136 (KB 3199641) for SQL Server 2016. In this situation, when you open a PowerPiovt model that connects to a Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) data source type, an error may occur. 

Resolution


This issue is fixed in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server:

       Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2017

       Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

       Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2016

Status


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

Reference


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