A memory leak may occur in an application that uses the MS-FASP API to open and close policy store handles in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008

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SYMPTOMS

A memory leak may occur in an application that uses the Firewall and Advanced Security Protocol Specification (MS-FASP) API to open and close policy store handles in Windows Vista or in Windows Server 2008.

Note For more information about the MS-FASP API and how to open and close policy store handles, see the "More Information" section.

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 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.

Important Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only one of these products may be listed on the “Hotfix Request” page. To request the hotfix package that applies to both Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008, just select the product that is listed on the page.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required to install this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

File information

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.
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
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    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.0.6000.20xxxWindows RTM LDR
    6.0.6001.22xxxWindows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 SP1 SP1 LDR
  • Service Pack 1 is integrated into Windows Server 2008. Therefore, RTM milestone files apply only to Windows Vista. RTM milestone files have a 6.0.0000.xxxxxx version number.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and MUM files (.mum) installed for each environment are listed separately. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are critical to maintaining the state of the updated component. The security catalog files (attributes not listed) are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6000.2091328,67210-Sep-200803:24x86
Ipsecsvc.dll6.0.6000.20913361,98410-Sep-200803:25x86
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27813-Dec-200719:54Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6000.20913272,89610-Sep-200803:28x86
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27513-Dec-200719:54Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6000.2091361,44010-Sep-200803:28x86
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27013-Dec-200719:54Not Applicable
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6001.2226128,67210-Sep-200803:27x86
Ipsecsvc.dll6.0.6001.22261361,98410-Sep-200803:27x86
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27818-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6001.22261272,89610-Sep-200803:27x86
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27518-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6001.2226161,44010-Sep-200803:27x86
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27018-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6000.2091349,66410-Sep-200803:30x64
Ipsecsvc.dll6.0.6000.20913523,26410-Sep-200803:31x64
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27814-Dec-200721:34Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6000.20913379,90410-Sep-200803:34x64
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27514-Dec-200721:34Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6000.20913100,35210-Sep-200803:35x64
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27014-Dec-200721:34Not Applicable
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6001.2226150,17610-Sep-200804:36x64
Ipsecsvc.dll6.0.6001.22261531,45610-Sep-200804:36x64
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27818-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6001.22261380,92810-Sep-200804:36x64
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27518-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6001.22261100,86410-Sep-200804:37x64
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27018-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6000.2091328,67210-Sep-200803:24x86
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27813-Dec-200719:54Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6000.20913272,89610-Sep-200803:28x86
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27513-Dec-200719:54Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6000.2091361,44010-Sep-200803:28x86
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27013-Dec-200719:54Not Applicable
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6001.2226128,67210-Sep-200803:27x86
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27818-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6001.22261272,89610-Sep-200803:27x86
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27518-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6001.2226161,44010-Sep-200803:27x86
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27018-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6001.2226179,87210-Sep-200804:32IA-64
Ipsecsvc.dll6.0.6001.222611,202,68810-Sep-200804:32IA-64
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27818-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6001.22261778,75210-Sep-200804:32IA-64
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27518-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6001.22261152,57610-Sep-200804:33IA-64
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27018-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Fwremotesvr.dll6.0.6001.2226128,67210-Sep-200803:27x86
Ipsecsvc.mofNot Applicable1,27818-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Polstore.dll6.0.6001.22261272,89610-Sep-200803:27x86
Polstore.mofNot Applicable1,27518-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable
Winipsec.dll6.0.6001.2226161,44010-Sep-200803:27x86
Winipsec.mofNot Applicable1,27018-Dec-200721:07Not Applicable

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 MS-FASP API, visit the following Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc231461.aspx
For more information about how to open a policy store handle, visit the following Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc231569.aspx
For more information about how to close a policy store handle, visit the following Web site:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc231496.aspx

Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File namePackage_for_kb956840_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.2.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb956840_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.2.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb956840_winpesrv~31bf3856ad364e35~x86~~6.0.2.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)04:10
PlatformNot Applicable
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File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)04:06
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Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and Windows Vista
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File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-n..-domain-clients-svc_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20913_none_9ec8a638c05f20bf.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)04:07
PlatformNot Applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-n..-domain-clients-svc_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6001.22261_none_a076d2c8bdb00d90.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)05:05
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb956840_client_0~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.2.0.mum
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,434
Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
Time (UTC)12:16
PlatformNot Applicable
File namePackage_for_kb956840_client_1~31bf3856ad364e35~amd64~~6.0.2.0.mum
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
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Date (UTC)10-Sep-2008
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Properties

Article ID: 956840 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
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