Cumulative update packages for Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 contain hotfixes for the issues that were fixed since the release of SharePoint Foundation 2013. Additionally, this update improves the stability of search components in large farms.
Note This is build 15.0.4631.1001 of the cumulative update package.
We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and security updates that were included in the previous SharePoint Foundation 2013 update package releases.
Issues that this cumulative update package fixes
Assume that you create a document in a document library that contains a full-width space character (Double-Byte Character Set) in the file name. Additionally, assume that you create a list item that contains a link to the document. When you open the list item to click the link, the link cannot be accessed because the full-width space character in the link address is removed unexpectedly.
This cumulative update package also fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) articles:
How to obtain the cumulative update package for SharePoint Foundation 2013
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.
Cumulative update package information
SharePoint Foundation 2013 hotfixes that are included in the cumulative update package for SharePoint Foundation 2013
This cumulative update package contains all the .msp files that we released as hotfixes or as public updates for SharePoint Foundation 2013.
You must install the following public update before you apply this cumulative update package:
2768000 Description of the SharePoint Foundation 2013 update: March 12, 2013
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.
To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.
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 cumulative update package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the cumulative update 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.