KB4583462 - Description of the security update for SQL Server 2014 SP3 CU4: January 12, 2021

Applies to: SQL Server 2014


Data can be sent over a network to an affected Microsoft SQL Server instance that might cause code to run against the SQL Server process if a certain extended event is enabled. To learn more about the vulnerability, see CVE-2021-1636.

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

Component Product version File version
SQL Server 12.0.6433.1 2014.120.6433.1

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.

Note The detection logic has been updated for this and future security releases that are posted to the Microsoft Update Catalog website. For more information, see Updates to the Microsoft Update detection logic for SQL Server servicing.

Method 3: Microsoft Download Center

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

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Release Date: January 12, 2021

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.

More information


To apply this update, you must have SQL Server 2014 SP3 or any SQL Server 2014 SP3 CU release through this SQL Server 2014 SP3 CU4 installed.

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see security update deployment information: January 12, 2021.

File hash information

File name SHA1 hash SHA256 hash
SQLServer2014-KB4583462-x86.exe 75C2E22566C4BED691F215A5A107693C522EEBCA 0C5A7944DC52D74E15A58A85671A7E43B6A0294DFA1661B098B1174C67650A49
SQLServer2014-KB4583462-x64.exe 0DC4F56583828865365340DCB95436F1A41754B9 F8826C2B1F534BD6D3298D33BB107C067A02243A4697181E237EF29A7ED061E2

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 might change when you perform certain operations on the files.

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