Consider the following scenario. You use Windows Internet Explorer 8 to browse a webpage that contains an image that is specified by using the data URI resource. The image renders as expected. But when you access the src property of the image from the script on the webpage, an "Invalid Pointer" script error message may be displayed in Internet Explorer 8.
This problem occurs when the length of the data URI resource for the image is greater than 4,096 bytes.
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: