A new update is available for SAS/CONNECT , version 9.4_M3 :
PROC UPLOAD and PROC DOWNLOAD fail with an error message that contains garbage characters
Using the %SYSRPUT statement results in invalid characters
Note: A comprehensive list of all SAS hot fixes is available from support.sas.com. You can use the SAS Hot Fix Analysis, Download, and Deployment (SASHFADD) tool to manage your SAS hot fixes.