SQL Server Analysis Services crashes when you have multiple roles and run a CREATE SESSION CUBE statement in SQL Server

Consider the following scenario:

  • You use Microsoft SQL Server 2012, 2014, or 2016 Analysis Services.
  • You belong to two database roles that both have dimension data security permissions to a cube.
  • You execute a CREATE SESSION CUBE statement.

In this scenario, SQL Server Analysis Services may crash.
This problem was first fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

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Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2014 SP1/SP2

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2012 SP3

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016
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Article ID: 3181260 - Last Review: 11/17/2016 17:59:00 - Revision: 4.0

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