You use Internet Explorer 8 to browse a website through a proxy server. When Internet Explorer 8 uses protected mode and the website uses secure sockets layer (SSL), Internet Explorer 8 shuts down.
For example, when you browse to the website through a proxy server, the proxy server opens the URL by using the POST method. In this case, protected mode for Internet Explorer 8 is turned off, and the Integrity Level (IL) is set to Medium. Because of this behavior, the website cannot be opened, and Internet Explorer 8 shuts down.
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: