Invalid Exact Pattern In URLPatternList (Doc ID 2100123.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

In an application special characters such as '*%3A' are used in the URL. When requesting a URL containing this special characters an exception is raised:
#### <i0_liapp107> <[ACTIVE] ExecuteThread: '5' for queue: 'weblogic.kernel.Default (se
lf-tuning)'> <> <> <> <[ServletContext@1849560504[app:TestServlet module:TestServlet.war path:null spec-version:3.0
]] Servlet failed with an Exception
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Invalid exact pattern in URLPatternList
  at javax.security.jacc.URLPatternSpec.setURLPatternArray(URLPatternSpec.java:335)
  at javax.security.jacc.URLPatternSpec.(URLPatternSpec.java:106)
  [....]

Cause

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