Rpcss May Generate an Access Violation Under Stress When Processing a DCOM Request

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SYMPTOMS

Distributed COM Services (Rpcss.exe) may cause an access violation when it is processing a DCOM request.

CAUSE

The component can release free memory more than one time and corrupt the heap.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack

Hotfix Information

To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft COM+ Rollup Hotfix 21. For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
324039 INFO: Availability of Windows 2000 Post-Service Pack 3 COM+ Hotfix Rollup Package 21

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4.

Properties

Article ID: 324038 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 3.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 2
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
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