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This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 hotfix package that is dated November 11, 2014. Click the "Hotfix Download Available" button to get the hotfix. This hotfix has a prerequisite.

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you browse to a SharePoint wiki site or a SharePoint asset library by using Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 11, the rating control is not rendered.

  • You use┬áthe Image with formatting and constraints for publishing site column in a custom list of a SharePoint publishing site. Then, you insert a picture that contains a hyperlink into the custom list. When you click the picture, the hyperlink does not work.

  • Assume that you configure the User Profile service application (UPA) for a SharePoint 2013 site, and you enable the outgoing email feature. Then, you run the "My Site Suggestions Email Job" timer job. In this situation, you receive a suggestions email that may contain invalid links.

  • Assume that you create a SharePoint 2013 page by using a page layout that contains a SocialCommentControl control so that the users can post comments on this page. After you install the July 2014 cumulative update for SharePoint 2013, you cannot see the comments from the other users on this page.

  • When you browse to the term store navigation tool in SharePoint 2013 by using Internet Explorer 9, Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 11, the navigation arrows underneath a term set are not rendered when the term set contains several terms.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You configure a workflow for a SharePoint 2013 list, and add your account to the Approvers list.

    • You start a workflow, for example, by adding a new item to the list, the workflow then creates a task.

    • As one of the approvers, you receive an email that is associated with the task, and then you click the Open this task button to open the task.

    In this scenario, the associated task is not opened. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

    Outlook cannot open a new form. Form Template: The file is not a valid XML document.

  • Assume that you create some replicas in an index partition in a SharePoint 2013 Search service application. When one or more replicas are in decreased status, you may experience a search outage.

  • After you install the August 2014, September 2014 or October 2014 cumulative update for SharePoint 2013, the OpenSearch result source is not available when you search in a SharePoint site.

  • You may be unable to crawl a Project Server 2010 farm from a SharePoint 2013 farm. Additionally, you may receive the following error message:

    The input ACL is invalid.

    This occurs when the Project Server 2010 farm is classic authentication (NTLM) and the SharePoint 2013 farm uses Claims.

How to get the hotfix

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problems described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Hotfix information

Registry Information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.


You must install the public update Description of the SharePoint Server 2013 update: March 12, 2013 before you apply this hotfix package.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issues that are listed in this article.
The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

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