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OLE DB Driver 18.5 for SQL Server is released, bringing support for SQL Data Discovery and Classification and Azure Active Directory Service Principal authentication to the driver along with a number of fixes. The driver can be downloaded directly from Microsoft.
- Added support for SQL Data Discovery and Classification
- Azure Active Directory Service Principal authentication support
|Fixed an issue with embedded NUL characters.||Fixed a bug, which resulted in the driver returning an incorrect length of strings with embedded NUL characters.|
|Fixed a memory leak in the IBCPSession interface.||Fixed a memory leak in the IBCPSession interface involving bulk copy operations of sql_variant data type.|
|Fixed bugs, which resulted in incorrect values being returned for SSPROP_INTEGRATEDAUTHENTICATIONMETHOD and SSPROP_MUTUALLYAUTHENTICATED properties.||Previous versions of the driver returned truncated values of the SSPROP_INTEGRATEDAUTHENTICATIONMETHOD property. Also, in the ActiveDirectoryIntegrated authentication case, the returned value of the SSPROP_MUTUALLYAUTHENTICATED property was VARIANT_FALSE even when both sides were mutually authenticated.|
|Fixed a linked server remote table insert bug.||Fixed a bug which caused a linked server remote table insert to fail if the NOCOUNT server configuration option has been enabled.|
|Fixed the SSPROP_INIT_PACKETSIZE property default value handling||Fixed an unexpected error when the SSPROP_INIT_PACKETSIZE property was set to its default value of 0. For details about this property, see Initialization and Authorization Properties.|
|Fixed buffer overflow issues in IBCPSession||Fixed buffer overflow issues when using malformed data files.|
|Fixed accessibility issues||Fixed accessibility issues in the installer UI and the SQL Server Login dialog (reading content, tab stops).|
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