FIX: A handle leak issue occurs when you connect to an instance of Analysis Services that uses dynamic security

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Article ID: 943001 - View products that this article applies to.
Bug #: 50001846 (SQL Hotfix)
Microsoft distributes Microsoft SQL Server 2000 fixes as one downloadable file. Because the fixes are cumulative, each new release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2000 fix release.
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SUMMARY

This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
  • The issues that are fixed by the hotfix package
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package

SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario. In Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services, you set dynamic security for an instance. You log on to the instance of Analysis Services by using an account that is not in the administrator role. You connect to an instance of Analysis Services. In this scenario, a handle leak issue occurs. If you monitor the Handle Count counter of the msmdsrv process in System Monitor, you find that the value of the Handle Count counter increases constantly.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4 (SP4) installed. For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 Service Pack 4, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
290211 How to obtain the latest SQL Server 2000 service pack

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to change the registry.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain of all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
SQL Server 2000, 32-bit version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Spupdsvc.exe6.2.29.022,75204-Sep-200703:51x86
Msdmbr.ocx8.0.0.2263258,12822-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmdadin.dll8.0.0.2263196,68022-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmdcb.ocx8.0.0.2263909,39422-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmdctr80.dll8.0.2263.061,44022-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmddo80.dll8.0.0.22634,093,01622-Oct-200706:01x86
Msmdsgn.dll8.0.0.22636,344,70422-Oct-200705:59x86
Msmdsgn80.dll8.0.0.22639,650,24922-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmdsrv.exe8.0.2263.01,970,17622-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmdtsm.dll8.0.0.2263446,55022-Oct-200707:41x86
Msmdtsp.dll8.0.0.2263372,82122-Oct-200707:41x86
Msolap80.dll8.0.2263.02,122,76822-Oct-200706:01x86
Osql.exe2000.80.2039.057,34422-Oct-200707:43x86
Sqlse.rll1.1.2054.045,05604-Sep-200703:49Not Applicable
Sqlstpcustomdll.dll1.1.2054.01,846,78422-Oct-200707:43x86
Sqlstpcustomdll.rll1.1.2054.012,28804-Sep-200703:49Not Applicable
SQL Server 2000, Itanium architecture version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msmdctr80.dll8.0.2263.0195,07222-Oct-200716:23IA-64
Msmdsrv.exe8.0.2263.06,504,44822-Oct-200716:23IA-64
Msolap80.dll8.0.2263.06,859,79222-Oct-200716:23IA-64
Msvcr71.dll7.10.3052.4348,16022-Oct-200716:23x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 943001 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Analysis Services Service Pack 4
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