Description of the security update for SQL Server 2016 SP1 GDR: January 3, 2018


Microsoft is aware of detailed information that has been published about a class of vulnerabilities that are referred to as speculative execution side-channel attacks.

To learn more about the vulnerabilities, go to ADV180002.

How to obtain and install the update

This update is available through the Microsoft Download Center website, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), or the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Note: This update will not be downloaded and installed automatically via Windows Update (unless you are using WSUS).

File information

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
SQLServer2016-KB4057118-x64.exe 346EE85017E8929903AEFA585A477088DAF1F744 E804FE68B3A0D59BB7A35172516FA0827BD6EB35B47E3C391C40DE9295681581

File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

SQL Server 2016 file information