November 2004 update rollup for Exchange Server 5.5

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This article lists the Microsoft Exchange Server 5.5 problems that have been fixed since Exchange Server 5.5 Service Pack 4 (SP4) was released. This article contains a link to the update rollup that resolves these problems.

Note This article contains an updated version of this update rollup. The original version of this update rollup was released in May, 2004. Because of a regression, you may experience the following issue if you have the May 2004 version of this update rollup installed, and if you are using version 2658.04 of Store.exe:

The Information Store may crash when Exchange Server 5.5 computers receive malformed spam messages. The Store may crash during local delivery, while the Store is performing duplicate message detection. This problem may occur if the following conditions are all true:
  • A message has a NULL sender address.
  • The Internet message ID exceeds 255 characters.
  • The first 255 characters of the incoming message ID match the first 255 characters of the incoming message ID for another message that is already in the user's mailbox.
More information

How to obtain the November 2004 update rollup for Exchange Server 5.5

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

DownloadDownload the 841765 package now.

Release Date: 12/16/2004

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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This update requires Exchange Server 5.5 SP4.

Important If you installed the May 2004 Update Rollup (build 2658.4), you must first uninstall that update rollup before installing this rereleased November 2004 Update Rollup (build 2658.25).

Hotfix replacement information

This update replaces the following Exchange Server 5.5 hotfix:
829418 Information store intermittently stops responding and an access violation occurs in EcDSDNFromSz

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this update.

Installation information

The Setup program tries to stop the appropriate services so that the installation can conclude without having to restart the system. The Setup program restarts the services it successfully stopped. However, if a file that must be replaced is being used and the service cannot be stopped, you are prompted to restart your computer at the end of the Setup process. For example, the Setup program may not be able to stop antivirus software.

File information

The English version of this update has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name   --------------------------------------------------------------   22-Nov-2004  00:39  5.5.2658.25        496,400  Mdbmsg.dll          22-Nov-2004  00:39  5.5.2658.25      2,635,536  Store.exe  
For more information about how to install Exchange updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
328839 How to apply Exchange services packs and hotfixes

Fix list

The November 2004 update rollup for Exchange Server 5.5 addresses the following problems.
823799 Forwarded message may be discarded as a duplicate in Exchange Server 5.5 or in Exchange Server 2003
831918 The information in the Bcc field of messages is missing after you move mailboxes from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2000
833317 The Store.exe process on an Exchange Server 5.5 computer may stop responding, and event 1220 and event 1114 are logged
833561 Exchange Information Store service process consumes 100 percent of the CPU on your Exchange Server 5.5 computer
836489 An update is required for mixed-mode site consolidation with Exchange Server 5.5
834466 The Information Store service and Outlook 2003 crash intermittently when Outlook 2003 clients connect to a mailbox on an Exchange 5.5 server
835632 The Information Store service quits unexpectedly with an access violation in Exchange Server 5.5
836063 Event 13004 is logged every time a POP3 client is authenticated
837216 The information store crashes, and the Internet Mail Service may stop responding when you use SpamAssassin to process incoming e-mail messages in Exchange Server 5.5
832768 The data in the public folders is several days out of date in Exchange Server 5.5
834385 When you run the DS/IS consistency adjuster, some Access Control List information for your public folders and for your mailboxes is lost in Exchange Server 5.5
For more information about how hotfix packages are named, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
817903 New naming schema for Exchange Server software update packages

Article ID: 841765 - Last Review: 10/26/2013 11:00:00 - Revision: 5.0

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