Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0 Returns Invalid XML For WebDAV Propfind Because Ampersand Characters Are Improperly Encoded

(Doc ID 1511662.1)

Last updated on JULY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle iPlanet Web Server 7.0, when attempting to use DAVE Explorer webdav client to browse a directory containing a file with an ampersand character in its name, DAVE Explorer reports an error concerning "invalid token"

ERROR:
dave> ls
resp->content:

...
...
not well-formed (invalid token) at line 40, column 104, byte 1622 at /usr/local/lib/perl5/site_perl/ 5.8.8/sun4-solaris/XML/Parser.pm line 187

The iPlanet Web server access logs shows 207 responses for the PROPFIND request:

 


Changes

 

Cause

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