Update rollup adds Isolated Heap and Memory Protector features for Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (May 2015)

An update rollup is available for Windows Embedded Compact 2013.

This update ports the Isolated Heap and Memory Protector features from Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2). These features ease the use-after-free type of vulnerability that may corrupt the memory.

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Software update information

Download information

The Windows Embedded Compact 2013 monthly update for May 2015 is now available from Microsoft. To download this update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.


This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product have also been installed.

Restart requirement

After you apply this update, you must perform a clean build of the whole platform. To do this, use one of the following methods:
  • On the Build menu, click Clean Solution, and then click Build Solution.
  • On the Build menu, click Rebuild Solution.
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this software update.

Update replacement information

This update does not replace any other updates.
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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

Article ID: 3070168 - Last Review: Jun 16, 2015 - Revision: 1