KB4022895 - FIX: Excel crashes when you save a workbook as a PDF file by using the Adobe Acrobat PDFMaker add-in if the MDS add-in for Excel in SQL Server is also installed

Symptoms

Assume that you have installed the Adobe Acrobat PDFMaker Office COM Addin add-in together with the Master Data Services (MDS) Add-in for Microsoft Excel in Microsoft SQL Server. When you try to save a workbook as a PDF file by using the Convert to PDF feature of the Acrobat add-in, the PDF file is created successfully. However, the Excel application may crash with an access violation.

Resolution

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

       Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2017

       Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

       Cumulative Update 5 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 2017

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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