Internet Explorer 8 crashes when you view a website that uses the "Prototype.js" JavaScript framework

S’applique à : Internet Explorer 8

Symptoms


You use Windows Internet Explorer 8 to view a website that uses the "Prototype.js" JavaScript framework. You right-click anywhere on the website and then click Properties. In this situation, Internet Explorer 8 crashes.

For example, you use Internet Explorer 8 to view a website that contains the following script:

<Script type=text/javascript src="prototype.js"></Script> 

In this example, Internet Explorer 8 crashes when you right-click anywhere on the website.

Notes


  • This issue occurs in Windows operating systems that are earlier than Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
  • The "Prototype.js" JavaScript framework is available from the following website:

Resolution


Security update information

To resolve this problem, install the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Windows Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
Note This update was first included in security update 2360131 (MS10-071). For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2360131 MS10-071: Cumulative security update for Internet Explorer