Asset save fails with "Could not initialize class org.owasp.esapi.reference.validation.HTMLValidationRule" (Doc ID 1938206.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 03, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Sites - Version 11.1.1.6.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When editing & saving an asset with a blob attribute, there is an error

Cannot save asset.
This attempt to save the {assettype}:{attributename} has failed
Error -100003 encountered while saving.
object.scatter no object named type for page OpenMarket/Xcelerate/Actions/EditPostError: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: org/owasp/esapi/reference/validation/HTMLValidationRule invoking method Save
Asset is not present in {sitename}. Cannot view the requested asset because it does not exist in the site in which you are working.
Invalid asset ID. Cannot load an asset of type Variables.{attributename} with ID of {id} Please supply a valid asset ID and then try again.


Cause

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