Dynamically adding and removing an IFRAME with filters causes Internet Explorer 6 to crash

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SYMPTOMS

If the script on a Web page adds and removes IFRAMEs dynamically, and an IFRAME displays an image by using the AlphaImageLoader transform, the combination of both causes Internet Explorer to crash after a few iterations.

RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

Microsoft Windows Server 2003

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:
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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.
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 tool in Control Panel.
Date         Time   Version       Size     File name 
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20-Jul-2004  17:30  6.3.3790.193  352,256  Dxtmsft.dll 
20-Jul-2004  17:30  6.3.3790.193  202,240  Dxtrans.dll 
20-Jul-2004  17:30  6.3.3790.193   79,872  Proctexe.ocx

Update information

Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Windows 2000

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download
Download the Ie6.0shttp://download.microsoft.com/download/7/7/c/77c68b16-1820-4729-bab9-179ca6781248/IE6.0sp1-KB885258-Windows-2000-XP-x86-ENU.exe-kb885258-windows-2000-xp-x86-enu.exe package now. Release Date: September 2004

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Note For more information about this download, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FE29CEBB-6877-4409-AAFF-06E7EBCC16DC&displaylang=en

Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition, and Microsoft Windows 98

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download
Download the Ie6.0shttp://download.microsoft.com/download/a/9/6/a9690bdd-04e1-4854-8249-79f2354b435c/IE6.0sp1-KB885258-Windows-NT4sp6a-98-ME-x86-ENU.exe-kb885258-windows-nt4sp6a-98-me-x86-enu.exe package now. Release Date: September 2004

For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Note For more information about this download, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D78E2D06-439A-4AF5-A006-6CFCD112D4E3&displaylang=en

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1.

Properties

Article ID: 813503 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 11.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (Programming) 6 (SP1)
Keywords: 
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