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Under low memory conditions, when you run an application that was created in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET by using Microsoft Visual C++ .NET, the application may experience an access violation and may quit unexpectedly. This problem occurs if the application uses the Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Library.
This problem occurs because memory allocation failures prevent an internal string buffer from being initialized in the Visual C++ Runtime Library.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) 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 tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 26-Feb-2004 21:07:40 7.10.4058.0 544,768 Msvcr71d.dll 26-Feb-2004 21:07:40 1,788,928 Msvcr71d.pdb 26-Feb-2004 21:49:09 7.10.4058.0 348,160 Msvcr71.dll 26-Feb-2004 21:49:09 2,370,560 Msvcr71.pdb 26-Feb-2004 20:58:41 2,707,386 Libc.lib 26-Feb-2004 20:58:41 94,208 Libc.pdb 26-Feb-2004 21:04:15 3,023,194 Libcd.lib 26-Feb-2004 21:04:15 94,208 Libcd.pdb 26-Feb-2004 21:00:50 2,937,294 Libcmt.lib 26-Feb-2004 21:00:50 102,400 Libcmt.pdb 26-Feb-2004 21:06:17 3,304,518 Libcmtd.lib 26-Feb-2004 21:06:17 102,400 Libcmtd.pdb 26-Feb-2004 20:55:26 366,090 Eh.lib 26-Feb-2004 20:55:46 363,738 Eh.lib 26-Feb-2004 20:56:06 400,836 Eh.lib 26-Feb-2004 20:56:24 384,118 Eh.lib 26-Feb-2004 20:56:40 382,120 Eh.lib 26-Feb-2004 20:56:56 414,180 Eh.lib 29-Feb-2004 11:37:41 201,728 VC_User_CRT71_RTL_X86_---.msm
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
The following is an example of the stack trace that you see when you experience this problem.
Note The strlen function does not cause this problem. This problem occurs when the strlen function tries to operate on the uninitialized data.
01 MODULE!strlen(void)+0x30To obtain the call stack for this problem, you can use the ADPlus tool. ADPlus is a tool from Microsoft Product Support Services (PSS) that can troubleshoot any process or application that stops responding or quits unexpectedly.
For additional information about the ADPlus tool, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
286350For additional information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/286350/ )HOW TO: Use ADPlus to troubleshoot "hangs" and "crashes"
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/824684/ )Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 837895 - Last Review: April 7, 2006 - Revision: 2.1