Raw packet is discarded after a UDP broadcast packet is received on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

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Symptoms

Assume that you run an application that uses raw sockets on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. When the application receives a User Datagram Protocol (UDP) broadcast packet, the next raw packet is discarded. Additionally, an Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP) "Protocol unreachable" message is returned to the computer that sent the request.

Note The ICMP message can only be seen when the Windows Firewall is disabled. Otherwise, the ICMP message is blocked by the firewall.

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 the problem described in this article. 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 website:
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 be running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

To apply this hotfix, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

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The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes
Important Windows 7 hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 R2 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, hotfixes on the Hotfix Request page are listed under both operating systems. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows 7/Windows Server 2008 R2" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.
  • The files that apply to a specific product, SR_Level (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
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    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.1.760 1.22xxxWindows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2SP1LDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Netio.sys6.1.7601.22348240,48804-Jun-201305:04x86
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7601.22348187,75204-Jun-201305:04x86
Tcpip.sys6.1.7601.223481,309,03204-Jun-201305:05x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Netio.sys6.1.7601.22348376,68004-Jun-201305:27x64
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7601.22348288,10404-Jun-201305:27x64
Tcpip.sys6.1.7601.223481,900,90404-Jun-201305:27x64
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Netio.sys6.1.7601.22348711,01604-Jun-201304:51IA-64
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7601.22348482,15204-Jun-201304:51IA-64
Tcpip.sys6.1.7601.223483,821,92804-Jun-201304:51IA-64
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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 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

Additional file information

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Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,136
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_631120d5af2e7e44a6fe1329d18164d0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_8401fb03636a60c4.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,054
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_590fe8762cc21b8f.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,540
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)06:02
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-tcpip-binaries_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_b5928df2dddad526.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size3,834
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)06:04
PlatformNot Applicable
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameAmd64_6c35ea1eb9976594220d4ef64f753431_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_6e0f3e527e383533.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size712
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_c8c7feb16d69bd7e91790274ae3d0e2b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_f410a0f8f5be218a.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,060
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_f96fa256c27050a26f69c7d1c70323b1_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_3b57e2c3022d5c3b.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,414
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_b52e83f9e51f8cc5.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,542
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)05:51
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-tcpip-binaries_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_11b129769638465c.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size3,838
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)05:55
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,773
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_bf832e4c19804ec0.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,166
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)05:14
PlatformNot Applicable
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameIa64_f923811e59922290e78fcf08099829eb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_f187896b9c499381.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,411
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_59118c6c2cc0248b.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,541
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)05:14
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-tcpip-binaries_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_b59431e8ddd8de22.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size3,836
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)05:17
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,447
Date (UTC)05-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)10:36
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameWow64_microsoft-windows-netio-infrastructure_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.22348_none_bf832e4c19804ec0.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,166
Date (UTC)04-Jun-2013
Time (UTC)05:14
PlatformNot Applicable
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Properties

Article ID: 2738401 - Last Review: July 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Web Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
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