Infinite Loop in ServletRequestImpl.getContextPath Caused by IBM JDK (Doc ID 1505100.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 12, 2012

Applies to:

Oracle Weblogic Server - Version 9.2.3 to 9.2.4
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : WebLogic Server version 9.2.3, J2RE 5.0 IBM J9 2.3 AIX ppc64-64 build j9vmap6423ifx-20101130
WebLogic Server Process runs into high CPU usage when processing request URL contains Multibyte characters, such as http://IP:7001/testapp/%E6%B1%89%E5%AD%97.
The issue is only reproduced with IBM JDK. The following stack trace shows that infinite loop in ServletRequestImpl.getContextPath().

Scenario 1:

Cause

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