This update addresses an issue in which Windows leaks lots of handles in the lsm.exe process. When smart card applications use the SCardEstablishContext function after you apply update 4056446, the leaking may eventually cause the applications to display an “SCARD_E_NO_SERVICE” error message.
How to get this update
There are no prerequisites for installing this update.
To apply this update, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.
You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.
Update replacement information
This update does not replace a previously released update.
The English (United States) version of this software update 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.
Additional file information
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.