The "User Notice" value of the policy extension is displayed incorrectly in Windows Server 2008 R2 or in Windows 7 if the "UTF8String" data type is used

Applies to: Windows Server 2008 R2Windows 7

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You install a third-party certificate on a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7.
  • The value of the User Notice field of the policy extension for the certificate has the UTF8String data type.

    Note The UTF8String data type is encoded by using the 8-bit Unicode Transformation Format (UTF-8) encoding.
In this scenario, the value of the User Notice field is not displayed correctly.

Cause


This issue occurs because the UTF-8 encoding is not supported for the User Notice field.

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: 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 Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, 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

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 MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 R2 and for Windows 7" 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
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Crypt32.dll6.1.7600.207921,151,48801-Sep-201008:06x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Crypt32.dll6.1.7600.207921,454,59201-Sep-201005:09x64
Crypt32.dll6.1.7600.207921,151,48801-Sep-201008:06x86
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Crypt32.dll6.1.7600.207922,644,99201-Sep-201004:16IA-64
Crypt32.dll6.1.7600.207921,151,48801-Sep-201008:06x86

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 UTF-8, view the following Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Request for Comments (RFC) 5280 document:For more information about the UTF8String data type, visit the following Microsoft website: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

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

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,880
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_cd5634225255c3cd06347f3d7ac9d1fb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_e474b37adefb891c.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size699
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_5bc1e9b2584fc376.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,743
Date (UTC)01-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)08:47
PlatformNot applicable
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameAmd64_140acf6abe39f0cce7d677584ed963a0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_664ddfd03053cf0d.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size703
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_54ff4cfcb0cdc871ebc6cb75fb4eac1d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_599d13969435d0af.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size1,046
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_cd5634225255c3cd06347f3d7ac9d1fb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_40934efe9758fa52.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size701
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_b7e0853610ad34ac.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,747
Date (UTC)01-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)09:35
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size2,536
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_5bc1e9b2584fc376.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,743
Date (UTC)01-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)08:47
PlatformNot applicable
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
File nameIa64_311eb985e5af2b6a27d97f1d8144825c_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_fd1855ce3f93f4fa.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size701
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameIa64_cd5634225255c3cd06347f3d7ac9d1fb_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_e4765770def99218.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_5bc38da8584dcc72.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,745
Date (UTC)01-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)09:34
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,690
Date (UTC)04-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)00:51
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-crypt32-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.20792_none_5bc1e9b2584fc376.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,743
Date (UTC)01-Sep-2010
Time (UTC)08:47
PlatformNot applicable