MS15-058: Description of the security update for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 GDR: July 14, 2015

Summary

This update resolves vulnerabilities in Microsoft SQL Server that could allow remote code execution if an authenticated attacker runs a specially crafted query that is designed to execute a virtual function from a wrong address. This leads to a function call to uninitialized memory. To learn more about the vulnerabilities, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS15-058.

Resolution



This problem was first fixed in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 7 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3(SP3)

About cumulative updates for SQL Server

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 2012 SP3

How to obtain and install the update

Method 1: Microsoft Update

This update is available through Microsoft Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to turn on automatic updating, see Get security updates automatically.

Method 2: Microsoft Download Center

You can obtain the stand-alone update package through the Microsoft Download Center. To install the update, follow the installation instructions on the download page.





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More Information

Security update deployment information

For deployment information about this update, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3065718 .

Security update replacement information

This security update does not replace any previously released update.

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