Assume that you have an ActiveX control in Windows Internet Explorer where you use the DATA attribute to pass a URL to the ActiveX control to read the necessary data. For example, the object tag resembles the following:
However, after you install the update in security advisory 2562937 on the computer, the ActiveX control can no longer access the data that was provided by the DATA attribute.
<OBJECT CLASSID ="clsid:xxxxxx" DATA="test.aspx?a=b&c=d" CODEBASE="test.cab"></OBJECT>
Security update informationTo resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:Note This update was first included in security update 2618444.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2618444 MS11-099: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: December 13, 2011
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about security advisory 2562937, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2562937 Microsoft Security Advisory: Update Rollup for ActiveX Kill BitsFor 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
Article ID: 2637344 - Last Review: Dec 13, 2011 - Revision: 1
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