Scripting Appears as Part of the Abstract in Search Results

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When you view the results of a search, you may notice that the abstract returned for the document contains client-side JavaScript or VBScript.


This is caused by a bug in the HTML filter that shipped with Index Server 2.0.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows NT 4.0 or Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
152734 How to Obtain the Latest Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Internet Information Server version 4.0. This problem was first corrected in Windows NT 4.0 Service Pack 4.0 and Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition Service Pack 4.


Service Pack 4 updates the HTML filter used by Index Server so that it no longer treats client-side scripting as part of the document abstract.


Article ID: 194743 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 3.1
  • Microsoft Windows NT Server 4.0, Terminal Server Edition
  • Microsoft Index Server 2.0
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