Internet Explorer may not display local XML content that has multibyte character paths

Applies to: Internet Explorer 11Internet Explorer 10Internet Explorer 9

Symptoms


This issue occurs in the following scenario:
  • The XML document is loaded from the local Windows file system.
  • The XML document loads an XSL or XSLT style sheet from the local Windows file system.
  • The XML document includes non-XML content such as an image.
  • The paths to the external content use multibyte characters as part of the location or file name.

Resolution


Update information

To resolve this problem in Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, or Windows Server 2012, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to Microsoft Update. To resolve this problem in Windows 7 SP1 or Windows 2008 R2 SP1, also install update 2964048 .

For technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, go to the following Microsoft website:Note This update was first included in security update 2976627.

For more information about security update 2976627, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2976627 MS14-051: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer: August 12, 2014

Status


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

References


See the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.