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On February 24, Microsoft released Cumulative Update 23 (KB5000685) for SQL Server 2017 for both Windows and Linux platforms.

The CU affects both the SQL Server Engine as well as the Analysis Services.

Below the table with the new product versions after applying the latest CU:

ComponentProduct versionFile version
SQL Server14.0.3381.32017.140.3381.3
Analysis Services14.0.249.702017.140.249.70

Download the CU from this direct download link at the Microsoft download center.

You can read more on the release and the multiple fixes that it brings with it by visiting this link KB5000685 – Cumulative Update 23 for SQL Server 2017.

You can read if CU or GDR is the choice for you by reading the post SQL Server patching: GDR vs CU.

As always, test before applying to production instances.

Happy patching!