w3wp.exe crash caused by Heap Corruption (0xC0000374)

IIS uses worker process (w3wp.exe) to work on requests from clients. Because of a variety of reasons, w3wp.exe may crash which makes the web application unresponsive. Heap Corruption (0xC0000374) is one of the common causes of w3wp.exe crashes. You will find the solution here for an issue caused by a specific bug in System Center Operations Manager.