Cumulative Update 3 for SQL Server 2012 SP3

This article describes cumulative update package 3 (Build number: 11.0.6537.0) for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3 (SP3). This update contains fixes that were released after the release of SQL Server 2012 SP3.


  • Cumulative updates are now available at the Microsoft Download Center.
  • Only the most recent cumulative update that was released for SQL Server 2012 SP3 is available at the Download Center.
  • All fixes that are described in this article will be included in all future SQL Server 2012 SP3 cumulative updates.

How to obtain this cumulative update package

The following update is available from the Microsoft Download Center:

If the download page does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the cumulative update package.

Note After future CUs are released for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3, this CU can be downloaded from the Microsoft Windows Update Catalog. However, we recommend that you install the latest CU that's available.

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Hotfixes that are included in this cumulative update package

VSTS bug numberKB article numberDescriptionFix area
71118953149128FIX: You do not have the permissions to execute the system sp_readerrorlog stored procedure in SQL Server 2012 SQL security
70041043154421FIX: Filestream directory is not visible after an AlwaysOn replica is restarted in SQL Server 2012 High Availability
73449983155503FIX: Sync tables by using a MERGE statement when change data capture is enabled is unsuccessful in SQL Server 2012 SQL service
71738013155558FIX: Cannot alter column because it is enabled for Replication or Change Data Capture error occurs after a database is restored to a SQL Server that does not support change data capture SQL service
70838093152965FIX: Error 1478 when you add a database back to the AlwaysOn availability group in SQL Server 2012 High Availability
73297853157575FIX: Copy Database Wizard fails when a table contains a sparse column set in SQL Server 2012 Management Tools
72495793131443FIX: "Cannot resolve the collation conflict" error when you apply a snapshot to the subscriber database in SQL Server SQL service
72495923136205FIX: "Failed to create a new table" error when you export the cleansing results of a Data Quality Services domain in SQL Server 2012 or SQL Server 2014 Data Quality Services (DQS)
72496143139489FIX: "A severe error occurred on the current command" when a Table-Valued User-Defined function is referred to by a synonym SQL service
66368263158396FIX: Creating a database on a system that has a large amount of memory installed takes longer SQL service
71758223138455FIX: "Non-yielding Scheduler" error when versioning cleanup task runs on a SQL Server AlwaysOn secondary replica SQL service
72495403145423FIX: SharePoint PowerPivot Gallery workbook doesn't update automatically when you use the OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers Analysis Services
68860803152378FIX: FileTables in an AlwaysOn availability group become unavailable after failover in an instance of SQL Server 2014 or 2012 SQL service
72495463082561Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP2 Reporting Services
72495703137957FIX: The "My Subscription" page does not open immediately or does not open at all when you have lots of active subscriptions in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014 Reporting Services
72495843136789FIX: Access violation when you run an XMLA command in SSAS 2012 or SSAS 2014 Analysis Services
73713193032067FIX: Access denied when a newly added user browses to an MDS website in SQL Server 2014 or 2012 MDS
70978233160407FIX: sys.dm_db_index_usage_stats missing information after index rebuild on SQL Server 2012 SQL performance
75171583160427FIX: Incorrect page numbers are displayed when you export a SSRS 2012 report into PDF or TIFF format Reporting Services
72436853152390FIX: Memory corruption causes an access violation in an instance of SQL Server 2014 or 2012 SQL service
69850393162396FIX: Shared data sources and stored credentials are removed by the SharePoint daily cleanup jobs in SSRS 2012 Reporting Services

Notes for this update

Hybrid environments deployment

When you deploy the hotfixes to a hybrid environment (Such as AlwaysOn, replication, cluster, and mirroring), we recommend that you go and refer to the following articles before you deploy them:
Language support
Components updated
Support for this update
How to uninstall this update

Cumulative update package information


To apply this cumulative update package, you must be running SQL Server 2012 SP3.

Restart information

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

Registry information

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

Article ID: 3152635 - Last Review: 13 ఫిబ్ర, 2017 - Revision: 2

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