Event IDs 7076, 6482, 6398 in Appplication Log

Symptom

Event Type: Error
Event Source: Windows SharePoint Services 3
Event Category: (964)
Event ID: 6398
Date: <DATE>
Time: <TIME>
PM User: N/A
Computer: <SERVERNAME>
Description:
The Execute method of job definition Microsoft.Office.Server.Administration.ApplicationServerAdministrationServiceJob
(ID GUID) threw an exception. More information is included below.

Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt.

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Solution/Recommendation

Check for the hotfix at http://support.microsoft.com/?id=946517

Commentary

SP1 seems to help a bit, but the hotfix closes the loop