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TFS application pool and Certreq.exe crash after security update 3081320 is installed in Windows Server 2012 R2

This article describes an issue that occurs after you install security update 3081320 in Windows Server 2012 R2. You can fix this issue by using the update in this article. Before you install this update, see the Prerequisites section.
Symptoms
The Team Foundation Server (TFS) application pool and the Certreq.exe process crashes when you run customized scripts with NcryptOpenStorageProvider involved. This issue occurs if the CNG key isolation service is disabled.
How to get this update
You can get this update by using one of the following methods. We have released an update through Windows Update and Microsoft Update Catalog. Even though this issue is observed only in Windows Server 2012 R2, the update also applies to Windows 8.1 and Windows RT 8.1. 

Important If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you need before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.

Method 1: Windows Update

This update is provided as a Recommended update on Windows Update. For more information on how to run Windows Update, see How to get an update through Windows Update.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Note You must be running Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later.

Update detail information

Prerequisites

To apply this update, you must have April 2014 update rollup for Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2 (2919355) installed in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2.

Registry information

To apply this update, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this update.

Update replacement information

This update doesn't replace a previously released update.
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
More information
This issue occurs because of a change in the size of a structure where the call to CopyMemory() is copying more memory than it was allocated after security update 3081320 is installed 
References
Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.
File Information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

Notes
  • The files that apply to a specific product, milestone (RTM, SPn), and service branch (LDR, GDR) can be identified by examining the file version numbers as shown in the following table:
    VersionProductMilestoneService branch
    6.3.960 0.18 xxxWindows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2RTMGDR
  • GDR service branches contain only those fixes that are widely released to address widespread, critical issues. LDR service branches contain hotfixes in addition to widely released fixes.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed in the "Additional file information" section. MUM, MANIFEST, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are very important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
Windows RT 8.1
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ncrypt.dll6.3.9600.18251101,24823-Feb-201620:57Not applicable
x86 Windows 8.1
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ncrypt.dll6.3.9600.18251120,37623-Feb-201620:48x86
x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Ncrypt.dll6.3.9600.18251137,96823-Feb-201620:50x64
Ncrypt.dll6.3.9600.18251120,37623-Feb-201620:48x86

Additional file information

Windows RT 8.1
File propertyValue
File nameArm_e9b582152fe06b2747f79d3e6a1a394a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_2924e8c30ede2a94.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size698
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameArm_microsoft-windows-ncrypt-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_f29dcbe10d1d58ea.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,827
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,574
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
x86 Windows 8.1
File propertyValue
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,574
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_dcd1fe1231834647da18aee5862ef41d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_d3c61e8bf7b7d63c.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size698
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-ncrypt-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_f29b59890d203a24.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,827
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)21:02
PlatformNot applicable
x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2
File propertyValue
File nameAmd64_4752524ce6a7e6955b3a3a777f388c3d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_43c3d48607cff3b7.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size702
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_dcd1fe1231834647da18aee5862ef41d_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_2fe4ba0fb0154772.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-ncrypt-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_4eb9f50cc57dab5a.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,831
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)21:06
PlatformNot applicable
File nameUpdate.mum
File versionNot applicable
File size1,791
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)20:59
PlatformNot applicable
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-ncrypt-dll_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18251_none_f29b59890d203a24.manifest
File versionNot applicable
File size2,827
Date (UTC)23-Feb-2016
Time (UTC)21:06
PlatformNot applicable
Properties

Article ID: 3144474 - Last Review: 05/10/2016 17:28:00 - Revision: 4.0

Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter, Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials, Windows Server 2012 R2 Foundation, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1

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