Error occurs when you manage audit policies, performance counters don't work, or mailbox backup fails in Windows

This article describes an issue in which an error occurs when you manage audit policies, performance counters don't work, or mailbox backup fails in Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1), or Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1. A hotfix is available to fix this issue. Before you install this hotfix, see the Prerequisites section.

Issues that are fixed in thie hotfix

Issue 1

Assume that you use Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) to manage audit policies after you install MS15-076: Vulnerability in Windows Remote Procedure Call could allow elevation of privilege: July 14, 2015 or Microsoft security advisory: Update to harden use of DES encryption: July 14, 2015. You receive an error message that looks something like this:

Security Template

The Group Policy security settings that apply to this machine could not be determined. The error received when trying to retrieve these settings from the local policy database (%%windir%%\security\database\secedit.sdb) was: An extended error has occurred.

All local security settings will be displayed, but no indication will be given as to whether or not a given security setting is defined by Group Policy.

Issue 2

Some performance counters don't work after a cluster failover.

Issue 3

After you install MS15-076: Vulnerability in Windows Remote Procedure Call could allow elevation of privilege: July 14, 2015, mailbox backup may fail. And the logs indicate that a call to IMAPIContainer::OpenEntry() or IMAPIProp::OpenProperty() fails with a "MAPI_E_NOT_FOUND" error.

Resolution

Hotfix information

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


A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that's described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there's a "Hotfix Download Available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section doesn't appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to get the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that don't qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote The "Hotfix Download Available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you don't see your language, it's because a hotfix isn't available for that language.

Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, install update 2919355 in Windows 8.1 or Windows Server 2012 R2. Or, install Service Pack 1 in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you don't have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix doesn't replace a previously released hotfix.

Workaround

To work around this issue, restart the GPMC.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

References

See 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.

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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.1.760 1.23 xxx

    Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2

    SP1

    LDR

  • 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.

ia64 Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpchttp.dll

6.1.7601.23260

401,408

05-Nov-2015

23:21

IA-64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.1.7601.23260

2,579,456

05-Nov-2015

23:21

IA-64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.1.7601.23260

665,600

05-Nov-2015

19:05

x86

Rpchttp.dll

6.1.7601.23260

141,312

05-Nov-2015

19:06

x86

x64 Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpchttp.dll

6.1.7601.23260

190,464

05-Nov-2015

23:25

x64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.1.7601.23260

1,214,464

05-Nov-2015

23:25

x64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.1.7601.23260

665,600

05-Nov-2015

19:05

x86

Rpchttp.dll

6.1.7601.23260

141,312

05-Nov-2015

19:06

x86

x86 Windows 7

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpchttp.dll

6.1.7601.23260

141,312

05-Nov-2015

19:06

x86

Rpcrt4.dll

6.1.7601.23260

656,384

05-Nov-2015

19:06

x86


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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.3.960 0.18 xxx

    Windows RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2012 R2

    RTM

    GDR

  • 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 name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18053

708,680

12-Sep-2015

00:28

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18053

853,736

12-Sep-2015

00:23

x86

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18053

1,311,440

12-Sep-2015

00:18

x64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.3.9600.18053

747,520

11-Sep-2015

14:07

x86


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:

    Version

    Product

    Milestone

    Service branch

    6.2.920 0.21xxx

    Windows Server 2012

    RTM

    LDR

  • 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.

x64 Windows Server 2012

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Rpcrt4.dll

6.2.9200.21683

1,299,456

05-Nov-2015

12:08

x64

Rpcrt4.dll

6.2.9200.21683

695,296

05-Nov-2015

08:17

x86


ia64 Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Ia64_815ac5dae6ea83d59a5da282d75cbbed_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_48d80b7609cac12e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,723

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Ia64_microsoft-windows-rpc-http_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_a25151b0b6de107e.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,936

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

23:50

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Ia64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_b65303d7bc9e762f.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

58,991

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

23:51

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,447

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_1cc4a5b7a95ea064.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

58,999

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-rpc-http_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_a24fadbab6e00782.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,934

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

19:40

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_4563e184d00a487d6a9385ef74c9e9d0_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_070cbd132e7c1fb1.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

698

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_47fbe43ae45caab6cc96f8da389e3cb8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_4965733454addbf1.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,726

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_9a9cde69a754f1bdadf7c9610e543355_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_ec9e8ad898ace6a0.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,386

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_ef00dab82f3a540241db464b875d9b55_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_26523cb4d3dad656.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-rpc-http_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_fe6e493e6f3d78b8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,938

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

00:00

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_126ffb6574fdde69.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

58,993

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

23:58

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,773

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_1cc4a5b7a95ea064.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

58,999

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

19:22

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-rpc-http_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_a24fadbab6e00782.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,934

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

19:40

Platform

Not applicable

Windows RT 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Arm_c86d0acf7ed879dba5f185d2ea62cce8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_916a1391472e7888.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

697

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Arm_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_48bc122e6093d206.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,802

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,609

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 8.1

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,609

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_c8897a88e5a35351a818935b42af7b35_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_6b245f0702acb183.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

697

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_48b99fd66096b340.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,802

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:32

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows Server 2012

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_413fdb889835d78f5c034b367a2f3a42_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21683_none_faf3429e70afa758.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

02:49

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_e7f719e5d0a471df8768e97398d4fc9b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21683_none_67dcef7a363449f4.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

02:49

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21683_none_0d4cd000e7f71fb8.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,803

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

13:52

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,502

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

02:49

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.2.9200.21683_none_17a17a531c57e1b3.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,809

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

12:32

Platform

Not applicable

x86 Windows 7

File property

Value

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

2,136

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_92dff7e169afa724c68899af7387930e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_0d066d47201041ef.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

697

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_f86c6bc2478d5c2b122325fc5300af2a_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_3683407e7bbf61d6.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,037

Date (UTC)

06-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

03:24

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-rpc-http_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_a24fadbab6e00782.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

8,934

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

19:40

Platform

Not applicable

File name

X86_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.23260_none_b6515fe1bca06d33.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

58,989

Date (UTC)

05-Nov-2015

Time (UTC)

19:38

Platform

Not applicable

x64 Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2

File property

Value

File name

Amd64_21de6082b9d49f18850a79e27a0515ad_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_32bee22f698ad834.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_28eb63855b110daf7dafb3b7801d575b_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_8d13ab282bb78135.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

701

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Amd64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_a4d83b5a18f42476.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,806

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:36

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Update.mum

File version

Not applicable

File size

1,619

Date (UTC)

12-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

00:29

Platform

Not applicable

File name

Wow64_microsoft-windows-rpc-local_31bf3856ad364e35_6.3.9600.18053_none_af2ce5ac4d54e671.manifest

File version

Not applicable

File size

61,809

Date (UTC)

11-Sep-2015

Time (UTC)

14:50

Platform

Not applicable


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