KB2703275 - Cumulative update package 2 for SQL Server 2012 is available

INTRODUCTION

This article describes cumulative update package 2 for Microsoft SQL Server 2012. This update contains hotfixes for issues that were fixed after the release of SQL Server 2012.

Note This build number of this cumulative update package is 11.0.2325.0.

We recommend that you test hotfixes before you deploy them in a production environment. Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

2692828 The SQL Server 2012 builds that were released after SQL Server 2012 was released

Important notes about the cumulative update package

  • The hotfixes in this cumulative update package is included in SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1).

  • SQL Server 2012 hotfixes are now multilanguage. Therefore, there is only one cumulative hotfix package for all languages.

  • One cumulative hotfix package includes all the component packages. The cumulative update package updates only those components that are installed on the system.

More Information

How to obtain Cumulative Update 2 for SQL Server 2012

A supported cumulative update package is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problems that are described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing these specific problems. This cumulative update package may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by any of these problems, we recommend that you wait for the next SQL Server 2012 service pack that contains the hotfixes in this cumulative update package.

If the cumulative update 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 cumulative update package.

Note If additional issues occur or 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 cumulative update package. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, go to the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support

Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package


Microsoft Knowledge Base articles that discuss these hotfixes will be released as they become available.


For more information about the SQL Server bugs in the following list, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

VSTS bug number

Knowledge Base article number

Description

930636

2550375

FIX: Deadlock might occur in sys.dm_database_encryption_keys DMV in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012 when you run log shipping from many databases to one secondary server

898904

2554905

FIX: "File error: Data may have been lost" error message when you use Excel 2010 to open an Excel report file that was exported from SSRS 2008, from SSRS 2008 R2 or from SSRS 2012

952541

2567366

FIX: Slow performance when you restore a database in SQL Server 2008 R2, in SQL Server 2008 or in SQL Server 2012 if CDC is enabled

898891

2658474

FIX: Incorrect results when the SqlConnection.GetSchema method retrieves a table's schema information in SQL Server 2008, in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012

898897

2665649

FIX: "bufferLen >= colLen" assertion when you run a parallel query in SQL Server 2008, in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012

934436

2673997

FIX: "The index data is damaged" error message when you run an MDX query against a dimension or partition in SSAS 2008, in SSAS 2008 R2 or in SSAS 2012

919039

2675233

FIX: Slow performance when you run an MDX query that uses some sub queries in SSAS 2008 R2 or in SSAS 2012

919042

2675522

FIX: Access violation when you run DML statements against a table that has partitioned indexes in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012

919043

2678796

FIX: You cannot search a Word document or an Excel workbook that is exported from an SSRS 2008 R2 or an SSRS 2012 report by using a keyword in the content of the document or of the workbook in SharePoint 2010

919044

2679342

FIX: The field list of the dataset disappears unexpectedly when a report uses a query as a dataset that includes named parameters in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012

919050

2682488

FIX: Backup operation fails in a SQL Server 2008, in a SQL Server 2008 R2 or in a SQL Server 2012 database after you enable change tracking

919046

2682819

FIX: SQL Server 2008 R2 may stop responding when you perform many Update Cube writeback transactions on multiple cubes that belong to different SSAS 2008 R2 or SSAS 2012 databases

929392

2683304

An update is available for SQL Server 2012 that changes the permission restrictions

919047

2685132

FIX: The log shipping restore job restores a corrupted transaction log backup to a secondary database when you run a log shipping backup job on an instance of SQL Server 2008 R2 or an instance of SQL Server 2012

890422

2685743

FIX: The DQS_PROJECTS database may grow very quickly when you perform the Discovery activity or the Cleansing activity in SQL Server 2012 DQS

919051

2689903

FIX: A non-convergence occurs when you run a merge replication publication that uses web synchronization if the value of a column is NULL in SQL Server 2008 R2 or in SQL Server 2012

893264

2693652

FIX: Access violation when you run a DAX or MDX query against a tabular model database through a BI semantic model connection in SQL Server 2012

905727

2698150

FIX: "FlowConfigurationServiceSaveFatalError" error message when you try to open or create a knowledge base in the Data Quality Client in SQL Server 2012

907480

2699163

FIX: "An unexpected error occurred" error in the PFMemoryHolder::RegisterMemoryHolder function when you run an MDX query in SQL Server 2012

915388

2699820

FIX: Incorrect alert error message appears in the email message when SQL Server Performance condition alerts send the alerts errors through email message in SQL Server 2012

921065

2703152

FIX: Access violation when you call a CLR stored procedure that references a user-defined table type parameter in SQL Server 2012 or in SQL Server 2008 R2

935025

2705571

FIX: SQL Server Data Quality Client stops responding when you try to delete a data quality project after you install Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2012

890393

2708594

FIX: Locked page allocations are enabled without any warning after you upgrade to SQL Server 2012

934699

2710782

A database from an earlier version of SQL Server becomes unusable when you attach it to an instance of SQL Server 2012

933353

2711683

FIX: An access violation occurs intermittently when you run a query against a table that has a columnstore index in SQL Server 2012

949533

2714785

FIX: "Cannot show requested dialog" error message when you try to view properties of a database in a SQL Server 2012 instance

921066

2717234

FIX: Transaction history does not log the changes after you use EBS to change an attribute which has a NULL value in SQL Server 2012

931241

2717239

FIX: "An error occurred while saving the subscription view" error message occurs when you create a subscription view against a recursive derived hierarchy in SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services

958921

2719217

FIX: SQL Server stops responding when you enable RCSI for a database in Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 or in Microsoft SQL Server 2012

924987

2720678

A hotfix is available that reverts the ID for AMO trace subclasses in SQL Server 2012 to earlier versions

948931

2720690

FIX: SQL Server 2012 SSDT cannot open a Bulk Insert task in an SSIS package that is created by using the Japanese edition of BIDS

950925

2721122

FIX: "Could not open embedded Powerpivot data" error message when a non-administrator user starts SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Excel 2010

900425

2721610

FIX: An instance of SQL Server 2012 may end unexpectedly when FILESTREAM data is accessed

934799

2711145

FIX: Error 41009 is logged in the SQL Server Error log file when you try to create multiple Availability Groups in a SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn failover clustering environment

894873

2720619

FIX:Calculated column that uses the RELATED function c in DAX contains empty values in SQL Server 2012 PowerPivot for Excel 2010 or in Analysis Services Tabular models

950463

2720673

FIX: The running of UpdateCells command fails after you run the UpdateCells command two or multiple times to update the value of one cell in a write-enabled cube in SQL Server 2012

924478

2720961

FIX: Cluster upgrade operation fails when you upgrade a SQL Server 2008 or SQL Server 2008 R2 cluster instance to SQL Server 2012


Cumulative update package information

Restart information


You may have to restart the computer after you apply this cumulative update.

Registry information


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



How to uninstall this cumulative update package

To uninstall this cumulative update package, follow these steps:

  1. In Control Panel, open the Add or Remove Programs
    item.

    Note If you are running Windows 7, open the Programs and Features item in Control Panel.

  2. Locate the entry that was installed by this cumulative update package.

  3. Right-click the entry, and then select Uninstall to remove the cumulative update package.

References


For more information about the Incremental Servicing Model for SQL Server, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

935897
An Incremental Servicing Model is available from the SQL Server team to deliver hotfixes for reported problems

For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

822499
New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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