Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2 (SP2) provides the latest updates for SharePoint Server 2010. This service pack includes two kinds of fixes:
Previously unreleased fixes that are included in this service pack. In addition to general product fixes, these fixes include improvements in stability, performance, and security.
All the public updates that were released through May 2013 and all the cumulative updates that were released through April 2013.
How to obtain and install the service pack
The following file is available for download from Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2 package now.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used 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 the file.
For more information about a complete list of all released SP2 server packages, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2687522 List of all SharePoint 2010 and Office Server 2010 SP2 packages
Downloadable list of issues that the service pack fixes
The following workbook is available for download. This workbook lists the issues that are fixed by this service pack.
Download the Microsoft Office and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 2 Changes.xlsx package now.
Note This workbook is available only in English.
Known issues and behavior changes
The following Microsoft Knowledge Base article describes the known issues and behavior changes that occur when you install this service pack:
2687520 Known issues when you install Office 2010 SP2 and SharePoint 2010 SP2
For more information about this service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base. This includes a list of files that are affected.
2687524 Technical details about the SharePoint 2010 and Office Server 2010 SP2 releases