JavaScript Windows Store application may crash when an asynchronous operation on a WebView element is completed

Symptoms

When an asynchronous operation on a WebView element in a JavaScript Windows Store application is finished, the application may crash if the WebView element has already been deleted. This issue occurs on a Windows 8.1 based computer that has Internet Explorer 11 installed and the asynchronous operation is started by using the webview.invokeScriptAsync, webview.captureSelectedContentToDataPackageAsync, or webview.acpturePreviewToBlobAsync method.

Resolution

Update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, go to Microsoft Update. Additionally, see the technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer.

Note This update was first included in the November cumulative security update for Internet Explorer (MS14-065).

Status

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

References

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