Memory leak when you set a Winsock socket to listen in Windows Embedded Compact 2013

Introduction

This article describes a memory leak on Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based devices. The problem occurs when a Winsock socket is set to a listening state in an application.

An update is available to resolve this problem. Before you install this update, all previously issued updates for this product must be installed.

Symptoms

Assume that you have an application that creates sockets, binds the sockets, listens on the sockets, and then closes the sockets on a Windows Embedded Compact 2013-based device. When the application is run for each socket on which these operations are performed, a memory leak occurs.

Software update information

Download information

Windows Embedded Compact 2013 Monthly Update (February 2018) is now available from Microsoft. To download this update, go to Microsoft OEM Online or MyOEM.

Prerequisites

This update is supported only if all previously issued updates for this product are also 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

This update does not replace any other updates.

File information

The English version of this software update package 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 item in Control Panel.

File name

File size

Date

Time

Path

Tcpv.lib

4,721,074

13-Feb-2018

10:16

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Checked

Tcpv.lib

5,355,710

13-Feb-2018

10:18

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Debug

Tcpv.lib

4,448,916

13-Feb-2018

10:19

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\Armv7\Retail

Tcpv.lib

4,961,044

13-Feb-2018

10:15

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Checked

Tcpv.lib

4,422,726

13-Feb-2018

10:15

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Debug

Tcpv.lib

4,732,666

13-Feb-2018

10:43

Public\Common\Oak\Lib\X86\Retail

Status

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

References

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