This article describes the following about this hotfix
- The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
- The prerequisites for applying the hotfix
- Whether you must restart the computer after you apply the
- Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix
- Whether you must make any registry changes after you apply
the hotfix package
- The files that are contained in the hotfix
When you try to run a Transact-SQL query in Microsoft SQL
Server 2005, an EXCEPTION_STACK_OVERFLOW exception may occur. When this problem
occurs, the SQL Server service may stop unexpectedly. Note
This problem may only occur in SQL Server 2005 x64
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
If the hotfix 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 hotfix. Note
If additional issues occur or if 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 hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note
The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1 (SP1) installed on the computer.
For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2005 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2005
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this
You do not have to change the registry.
Hotfix file information
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct
the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the
files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone
tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.SQL Server 2005, 64-bit versions
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|File name||File version||File
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
When the problem occurs, information that resembles the following is logged in the SQL Server error log file:
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 06/09/06 22:08:22 Stack Overflow Dump not possible - Exception c00000fd EXCEPTION_STACK_OVERFLOW at 0x00000000018C4E67
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 SqlDumpExceptionHandler: Address=0x00000000018C4E67 Exception Code = c00000fd
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 Rax=00000000000040a0 Rbx=000000008f356d10 Rcx=000000008f356e40 Rdx=000000008f6ce050
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 Rsi=0000000001613270 Rdi=000000008f356d10 Rip=00000000018c4e67 Rsp=000000000da75ba8
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 Rbp=000000000da75c10 EFlags=0000000000010287
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 cs=0000000000000033 ss=000000000000002b ds=000000000000002b es=000000000000002b fs=0000000000000053 gs=000000000000002b
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 <query here>
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 TotalPhysicalMemory = 4288049152, AvailablePhysicalMemory = 1873801216
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 AvailableVirtualMemory = 8791461752832, AvailablePagingFile = 5542875136
2006-06-09 22:08:22.23 spid55 Stack Signature for the dump is 0x0000000000000000
2006-06-09 22:08:22.26 spid55 External dump process not executed. 2006-06-09 22:08:22.28 spid55 DoMiniDump () encountered error (0xC00000FD)
2006-06-09 22:08:22.28 spid55 Unable to create stack dump file due to stack shortage (ex_terminator - Last chance exception handling)
2006-06-09 22:08:22.28 spid55 Stack Signature for the dump is 0x0000000000000000
2006-06-09 22:08:30.29 spid55 External dump process return code 0x20000001. External dump process returned no errors.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the standard
terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates