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On January 13, Microsoft released Cumulative Update 28 (KB5008084) for SQL Server 2017 for Windows & Linux platforms.

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

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

ComponentProduct versionFile version
SQL Server14.0.3430.22017.140.3430.2
Analysis Services14.0.249.872017.140.249.87

Download the latest 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 KB5008084 – Cumulative Update 28 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!