Description of the security update for SQL Server 2016 CU: January 6, 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-KB4058559-x64.exe E53CF3765B5CB0AC95BAAA705F2F26D7DA526667 F62587CF5DA35CDAB38753A534EE478F33B0CDDF51D8AC0F6981F9FF2B580BEE

SQL Server 2016 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.