Memory leak occurs when you start a peer-to-peer application sharing session in Lync 2013

Applies to: Microsoft Lync 2013

Symptoms


This issue occurs because an existing peer-to-peer application sharing session is not cleaned up when you escalate it to a conference by using content sharing, such as a whiteboard or a PowerPoint presentation.

Note The memory leak may be up to 100 MB.

When this issue occurs, you may encounter one of the following issues:
  • Microsoft Lync 2013 crashes.
  • You cannot create an application sharing session in Lync 2013, such as a desktop sharing session or a PowerPoint sharing session.
  • You cannot join or create an online meeting in Lync 2013.

Cause


This issue occurs because an existing peer-to-peer application sharing session is not cleaned up when you share another application.

Resolution


To resolve this issue, install the following update:
2899507 November 11, 2014 update for Lync 2013 (KB2899507)