When you debug native code of a process that's running on a system that supports the Intel Memory Protection Extensions (MPX), but not the Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) technology in Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 on a local computer, Visual Studio 2015 crashes. If you perform the debugging remotely, the debug session ends, and you may receive the following error message:
How to obtain this hotfix
For local scenarios, install KB 4025751 to fix the crash. This hotfix also requires Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 to be installed.
For remote scenarios, install the Remote Tools for Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 (8/4/2017 release date or later versions) to fix the termination of the debug session.
For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
PrerequisitesTo apply this hotfix, you must have Visual Studio 2015 Update 3 installed.
Restart requirementYou may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix if no instance of Visual Studio is being used.
Hotfix replacement informationThis hotfix doesn't replace other hotfixes.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.