Description of the security update for SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR: February 11, 2020

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2

Summary


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services when it incorrectly handles page requests. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could execute code in the context of the Report Server service account. To learn more about the vulnerability, go to CVE-2020-0618 and CVE-2019-1332.

The SQL Server and Reporting Services components are updated to the following builds in this security update:

Component Product version File version
SQL Server 13.0.5102.14 2015.131.5102.14
Reporting Services 13.0.5102.14 13.0.5102.14


This security update fixes the following issues:

Known issues in this update


After the February 2020 SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR security update is applied to resolve CVE-2020-0618 and CVE-2019-1332, Report Server URLs will exhibit case-sensitivity. To work around this issue, use URLs that match the case of folder names in the path.

How to obtain and install the update


Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Release Date: February 11, 2020

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses by using the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to it.

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Note this update is made available through the Microsoft Update Catalog for all SQL Servers, even if Reporting Services is not installed. Installing this security update is optional for computers that do not host Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.

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Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have SQL Server 2016 SP2 or any SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR release through this SQL Server 2016 SP2 GDR installed.

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: February 11, 2020.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
SQLServer2016-KB4532097-x64.exe 98C11CFFE6C4DD8027DC664D8888DA419EBF3C93 EF2EAEE90330E00E6DE1DD4A1EC995249D94A663A7FD7ECE7A1D9A992F5473C3


File information

The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following table. 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.

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