Symptoms

When you execute the DBCC CLONEDATABASE on a database that has "Always Encrypted" feature enabled in Microsoft SQL Server 2014 or 2016, you may receive error messages that resemble the following. Additionally, a stack dump file is generated.

Msg 596, Level 21, State 1, Line LineNumber

Cannot continue the execution because the session is in the kill state.

Msg 0, Level 20, State 0, Line LineNumber

A severe error occurred on the current command. The results, if any, should be discarded.

Resolution

This issue is fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

       Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

       Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2014 SP2

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2014

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

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