You apply security update 978207 (MS10-002) or security update 980182 (MS10-018) on a computer that has Windows Internet Explorer 7 or Windows Internet Explorer 8 installed. When you try to browse a webpage that contains HTML Components (.htc files), Internet Explorer may crash. Additionally, you receive the following error message:
Internet Explorer has stopped working.
A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available.
When this issue occurs, an event that resembles the following is logged in the Application log. This error indicates that the crash occurs in the Mshtml.dll module.