A query that accesses data in a columnstore index causes the Database Engine to receive a floating point exception in SQL Server 2016

In SQL Server 2016, a query that accesses data in a columnstore index may consistently return the following exception:
Error: 3628, Severity: 16, State: 1.

The Database Engine received a floating-point exception from the operating system while processing a user request. Try the transaction again. If the problem persists, contact your system administrator.

This issue occurs because processing of a columnstore dictionary containing non-string data may execute an invalid floating point operation.
The fix for this issue is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

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Article ID: 3171759 - Last Review: 07/25/2016 21:54:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Developer, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core, Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Standard

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