LANDESK Patch News Bulletin: Microsoft has Released KB2977728 to Address a Memory Issue with dllhost.exe 15-SEP-2014

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    • (September 15, 2014) Microsoft has released KB2977728. This update fixes an issue in which memory is exhausted by the dllhost.exe process when you select or move a video file in Windows Explorer. This issue occurs after you install update 2670838 in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

    Symptoms

    Consider the following scenario:

      1, You install update 2670838 on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2.

      2, You enable the Preview pane in Windows Explorer.

      3, You select a video so that a preview should be displayed in the Preview pane.

    In this scenario, the preview is not displayed, and then you receive the following error message: "Your computer is on low memory."

    When this issue occurs, the dllhost.exe process is started and begins to exhaust the memory unexpectedly until you receive the error message.

    Please visit the following page for more details: httphttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/2977728://support.microsoft.com/kb/2977728

     

    New Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – 2977728

     

    Changed Vulnerabilities

    • Vulnerability ID – N/A

     

    New Patch Downloads

    • windows6.1-kb2977728-x86.msu
    • windows6.1-kb2977728-x64.msu

     

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