November 13th, Update:
I’ve got confirmation from Microsoft the issue with the previous version of the SQL Server MP is solved with the release of version 18.104.22.168. On the SQL Release Services Blog there is even a posting about the latest release of this MP with this additional statement:
Want to know more? Go here.
Since the bug was present in the visualization component, I expect all is okay now. But – like all other MPs - test it thoroughly before putting it into production.
MP can be downloaded from here.