Data is corrupted when there is insufficient memory on a Windows-based computer

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Symptoms

Assume that you run some Winsock applications on a Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server 2012-based computer. When the computer has insufficient memory resources, the same data is received by the Winsock applications two times. This leads to data corruption.

Cause

This issue occurs because the system does not update the TCP receive window with the partly buffered data. When the computer has insufficient memory resources, the system successfully buffers only part of the data and then discards the rest. Therefore, data corruption occurs.

Resolution

Cumulative Update information

To resolve this issue in Windows Server 2012, install the cumulative update 2811660. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2811660 Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 cumulative update: March 2013

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 one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
For more information about how to obtain a Windows Server 2008 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
968849 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008
For more information about how to obtain a 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 use the hotfix, you do not have to change 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 Server 2008 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. Windows Vista hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. To request the hotfix package that applies to one of the 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, milestone (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
    6.0.600 2.22xxxWindows Server 2008SP2LDR
    6.1.760 0.21xxxWindows Server 2008 R2RTMLDR
    6.1.760 1.22xxxWindows Server 2008 R2SP1LDR
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Server 2008 R2" section. MANIFEST files and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. 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 Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tcpipreg.sys6.0.6002.2298831,23228-Nov-201201:37x86
Tcpip.sys6.0.6002.22988914,79228-Nov-201204:54x86
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For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tcpipreg.sys6.0.6002.2298840,44828-Nov-201202:21x64
Tcpip.sys6.0.6002.229881,417,57628-Nov-201204:52x64
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For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Netio.sys6.1.7601.22175376,66428-Nov-201206:10x64
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7600.21384288,10428-Nov-201205:52x64
Tcpip.sys6.1.7600.213841,877,33628-Nov-201205:52x64
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7601.22175288,60028-Nov-201206:10x64
Tcpip.sys6.1.7601.221751,902,42428-Nov-201206:10x64
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For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Tcpipreg.sys6.0.6002.2298880,89628-Nov-201201:24IA-64
Tcpip.sys6.0.6002.229882,972,52028-Nov-201204:45IA-64
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Netio.sys6.1.7601.22175711,00028-Nov-201205:05IA-64
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7600.21384482,66428-Nov-201204:42IA-64
Tcpip.sys6.1.7600.213843,809,62428-Nov-201204:42IA-64
Fwpkclnt.sys6.1.7601.22175483,17628-Nov-201205:05IA-64
Tcpip.sys6.1.7601.221753,822,42428-Nov-201205:05IA-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 Server 2008 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

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Date (UTC)28-Nov-2012
Time (UTC)04:58
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Date (UTC)28-Nov-2012
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Date (UTC)28-Nov-2012
Time (UTC)03:06
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Date (UTC)28-Nov-2012
Time (UTC)04:59
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Time (UTC)04:58
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Date (UTC)28-Nov-2012
Time (UTC)03:59
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Properties

Article ID: 2785146 - Last Review: March 13, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Web Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Web Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2012 Essentials
  • Windows Server 2012 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2012 Standard
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