Navigation fails when you click a link that uses a custom pluggable protocol to browse to a secure site in Internet Explorer 9

Article ID: 2601307 - View products that this article applies to.
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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:
  • You use Internet Explorer 9 to browse to a secure site by using HTTPS.
  • On the webpage, there is a frameset.
  • In one of the frames, you click a link that uses a custom pluggable protocol, such as notes:// or skype://.

In this scenario, the navigation fails. Additionally, you receive one of the following error messages in the console window under Developer tools:
SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by res://ieframe.dll/ErrorPageTemplate.css

SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by res://ieframe.dll/errorPageStrings.js

SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by res://ieframe.dll/httpErrorPagesScripts.js

SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by res://ieframe.dll/info_48.png

SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by res://ieframe.dll/bullet.png

SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by res://ieframe.dll/background_gradient.jpg

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, install this update.

Security update information

To resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.com
For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx
Note This update was first included in security update 2586448.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2586448 MS11-081: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: October 11, 2011

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2601307 - Last Review: October 11, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 9
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