Note The memory leak issue is in the WinHTTP Web Proxy Auto-Discovery Service (WinHttpAutoProxySvc) host process. The issue occurs when the WinHttpGetProxyForUrl function is called. Therefore, the memory usage of the process increases every time that the WinHttpGetProxyForUrl function is called.
- Update for Windows 7
- Update for Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
- Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition
- Update for Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
Security update informationTo resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to the following Microsoft website:
Note This update was first included in security update 2699988. For more information about the security update, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base: