Assume that you use Windows Internet Explorer 7 or Windows Internet Explorer 8 to run a web application. The application creates a popup window by using the window.createPopup method. Then, the application adds a linked style sheet to the document of the newly created popup window by using the document.createStyleSheet method. In this situation, a memory leak occurs in Internet Explorer. After some time, an "out of memory" exception may occur.
Security update informationTo resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website: Note This update was first included in security update 2530548 (MS11-050). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2530548 MS11-050 Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: June 14, 2011For more information about the createPopup method, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:StyleSheet control, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:createStyleSheet method, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:
Article ID: 2539352 - Last Review: Jun 14, 2011 - Revision: 1