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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB2541763

A update that enables Internet Explorer in Windows XP, in Windows Vista, or in Windows Server 2008 to parse fragmented TLS/SSL handshake messages is available

In certain situations, TLS/SSL handshake messages become too large to be contained in a single packet. In these situations, some third-party implementations of the TLS/SSL protocol fragment the messages before they are sent. However, the Microsoft implementation of the TLS/SSL protocol cannot parse fragmented messages. Therefore, Windows Internet Explorer on a computer that is running Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows Server 2008 cannot connect to servers that use a third-party TLS/SSL protocol. Additionally, you receive the following error message when you try to connect to such a server.

The page cannot be displayed.

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB2541763.

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