Memory Leak Symptoms With Too Many Objects weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject Growing In Heap (Doc ID 2255454.1)

Last updated on APRIL 17, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 to 12.2.1.2.0 [Release 12c]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Customer has standalone java application that connects to an application server using EJB calls.

The weblogic.kernel.ResettableThreadLocal$ThreadStorage seem to amass large amounts of weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject instances, causes the application to run OOM after some time. Many objects of weblogic.security.acl.internal.AuthenticatedSubject are observed growing in heap. This issue can be confirmed from analysis of the heap dumps collected as below.

Cause

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