Description of the security update for SQL Server 2014 SP2 GDR: January 16, 2018


Summary


Microsoft is aware of a new publicly disclosed class of vulnerabilities that are referred to as “speculative execution side-channel attacks” that affect many modern processors and operating systems including Intel, AMD, and ARM.

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).

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File information


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.