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Article ID: 912143 - Last Review: October 11, 2007 - Revision: 3.3

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SYMPTOMS

When you use an application that calls the NetUserGetLocalGroups function in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 or in Microsoft Windows XP, the application may leak memory.

CAUSE

The application uses the NetUserGetLocalGroups function to retrieve a list of local groups to which a user belongs. The NetUserGetLocalGroups function does not free all allocated memory space if the user does not belong to any local groups.

RESOLUTION

Windows Server 2003

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
889100  (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/889100/ ) How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2003

Hotfix information

Prerequisites
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 (SP1) must be installed on the computer.
Restart requirement
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.
File information
The English version of this hotfix 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.
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, x86-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Samlib.dll5.2.3790.262047,61618-Jan-200603:58x86
Updspapi.dll6.2.29.0371,42412-Oct-200523:13x86
Windows Server 2003, x64-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Samlib.dll5.2.3790.262071,16817-Jan-200612:18x64SP1SP1QFE
Wsamlib.dll5.2.3790.262047,61617-Jan-200612:18x86SP1WOW
Updspapi.dll6.2.29.0462,04817-Jan-200612:20x64NoneNot Applicable
Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1, Itanium-based version
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatformSP requirementService branch
Samlib.dll5.2.3790.2620109,05617-Jan-200612:18IA-64SP1SP1QFE
Wsamlib.dll5.2.3790.262047,61617-Jan-200612:18x86SP1WOW
Updspapi.dll6.2.29.0638,68817-Jan-200612:20IA-64NoneNot Applicable

Windows XP

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain 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 do not 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 Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
Prerequisites
Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) must be installed on the computer.
Restart requirement
You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.
File information
The English version of this hotfix 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.
Windows XP with Service Pack 2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Samlib.dll5.1.2600.285364,00021-Feb-200605:57x86
Updspapi.dll6.2.29.0371,42412-Oct-200523:12x86

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section. This problem was first corrected in Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the NetUserGetLocalGroups function, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa370655.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa370655.aspx)

APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Standard x64 Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition for Itanium-based Systems
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003, Enterprise Edition (32-bit x86)
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
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kbautohotfix kbwinserv2003sp2fix kbexpertiseadvanced kbhotfixserver kbqfe KB912143
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