Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2016 SP2

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core More

This article describes Cumulative Update package 3 (CU3) (build number: 13.0.5216.0) for Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2 (SP2). This update contains fixes that were released after the initial release of SQL Server 2016 SP2.

Cumulative update

Cumulative updates (CU) are now available at the Microsoft Download Center.

Only the most recent CU that was released for SQL Server 2016 SP2 is available at the Download Center.
 
  • Each new CU contains all the fixes that were included with the previous CU for the installed version/Service Pack of SQL Server.
  • Microsoft recommends ongoing, proactive installation of CUs as they become available:
    • SQL Server CUs are certified to the same levels as Service Packs, and should be installed at the same level of confidence.
    • Historical data shows that a significant number of support cases involve an issue that has already been addressed in a released CU.
    • CUs may contain added value over and above hotfixes. This includes supportability, manageability, and reliability updates.
  • Just as for SQL Server service packs, we recommend that you test CUs before you deploy them to production environments.
  • We recommend that you upgrade your SQL Server installation to the latest SQL Server 2016 service pack.

How to obtain this cumulative update package


The following update is available from the Microsoft Download Center:
 
If the download page does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the cumulative update package.

Note After future cumulative updates are released for SQL Server 2016, this CU can be located and downloaded from the Microsoft Windows Update Catalog. However, we recommend that you always install the latest cumulative update that is available.

Additional hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package


VSTS bug number KB article number Description Fix area
12280771 4456163 FIX: There is no extension in Edge when you download an SSRS 2016 report whose report name is in Russian language Reporting Services
12248751 4100582 FIX: Leakage of sensitive data occurs when you enable DDM function in SQL Server 2016 and 2017 SQL security
12180194 4338204 FIX: Circular dependency between column names for a calculated table that summarizes the partition query dataset in SQL Server Analysis Services
12250510 4456775 FIX: Can't retrieve ConnectionID and SPID when running an SSAS Profiler trace in SQL Server Analysis Services
12268546 4347088 FIX: Out of memory error occurs even when there are many free pages in SQL Server SQL Engine
12150880 4456962 Improvement: Update to add spill information of batch-mode operators to "Warnings" section of Showplan XML in SQL Server 2016 SQL performance
12177843 4133191 FIX: A memory leak occurs in sqlwepxxx.dll causes the WmiPrvSe.exe process to crash SQL Engine
12245665 4340746 FIX: No records are returned when you run an MDX query after restarting SSAS 2016 and 2017 Analysis Services
12249917 4456883 FIX: Change Tracking cleanup message 22123 is unexpectedly recorded in the error log file in SQL Server SQL Engine
12286995 4458157 FIX: Assertion error occurs when you use sys.dm_exec_query_statistics_xml in SQL Server 2016 SQL performance
12302690 4458316 FIX: "Internal error: An unexpected error occurred" when you run a MDX query that was generated by Excel in SSAS 2016 Analysis Services
12313541 4458438 FIX: The SQL Service shuts down after SP2 is installed on SQL Server 2016 with c2 audit mode enabled SQL security
12245673 4294660 FIX: SSAS stops responding when you run MDX queries and DirectQuery mode is enabled in SQL Server Analysis Services
12245660 4338576 FIX: Transaction delays on the primary replica if database synchronization is reported incorrectly on a secondary replica in SQL Server High Availability
11822282 4458593 Update adds lightweight query profiling hint in SQL Server 2016 SQL performance
12180474 4131251 FIX: Thai characters in SSAS for SQL Server exported to a PDF file are displayed incorrectly Reporting Services
12245675 4338040 FIX: Rectangle does not grow vertically together with internal Textbox in the report in SSRS 2016 when you set rc:Toolbar=False Reporting Services
12330260 4459220 FIX: Incorrect results occur when you convert 'pollinginterval' parameter from seconds to hours in sys.sp_cdc_scan in SQL Server 2016 SQL Engine
12212132 4459327 FIX: Error 41317 when you enable server audit and you use in-memory transactions in SQL Server SQL security
12245663 4340986 FIX: Access violation in cross data center failover if you use Always On Availability Groups in SQL Server High Availability
12317666 4459522 FIX: Slow query performance occurs when you use NULL filters on Partition Key with default CE in SQL Server 2016 SQL performance
12330730 4459545 FIX: Upgrading SP1 instance fails when you use SxS instances of SQL Server 2016 SP1 and SP2 SQL Engine
12055775 4459682 FIX: Duplicate week entry displayed in SSRS 2016 mobile report if the week starts on Monday Reporting Services
12324355 4459709 FIX: Poor performance occurs when you run a query against columnstore in an RCSI-enabled database in SQL Server 2016 SQL Engine
12263088 3216543 FIX: Workloads that utilize many frequent, short transactions in SQL Server 2016 and 2017 may consume more CPU than in SQL Server 2014 SQL security
12337261 4135045 FIX: DROP_ASYMMETRIC_KEY causes an instance of SQL Server to crash if it's rolled back from a trigger SQL security
12336529 4463517 FIX: Error occurs when you try to create BISM file in SharePoint 2016 to SSAS 2016 Tabular Model Database at 1200 compatibility level SQL Engine
12250447 4463320 FIX: Intermittent failures when you back up to Azure storage from SQL Server SQL Engine

Notes for this update


Hybrid environments deployment

When you deploy the hotfixes to a hybrid environment (such as AlwaysOn, replication, cluster, and mirroring), we recommend that you refer to the following articles before you deploy the update:
 

Cumulative update package information


Prerequisites

To apply this cumulative update package, you must be running SQL Server 2016 SP2.

Restart information

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update package.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.