Description of the security update for SQL Server 2012 SP4 GDR: February 11, 2020

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 4


A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services if it incorrectly handles page requests. An attacker who successfully exploited 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.

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

Component Product version File version
SQL Server 11.0.7493.4 2011.110.7493.4
Reporting Services 11.0.7493.4 11.0.7493.4

This security update fixes the following issue:

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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To apply this update, you must have SQL Server 2012 SP4 or any SQL Server 2012 SP4 GDR release through this SQL Server 2012 SP4 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
SQLServer2012-KB4532098-x64.exe E20FA98775D4983A042E987CAA6D59EBA46EC760 904D16E554225D3ED3E3EE24F71E04A21FE040A1EF25268B14DBF9F7BD839DED
SQLServer2012-KB4532098-x86.exe 7BB9D64880A28A6E2E5267F5945D8D50A52B04DB 59BF66F8B6B3B7C8F74E8A9EBC57E4DE0DEE83268BFF740E0EE3425300FA1C65

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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