WebLogic PSU Patch Breaks the Web Service Call and Just Returns Empty SOAP Response

(Doc ID 2418475.1)

Last updated on JULY 11, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 to 10.3.6
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 10.3.6 version, WLS-Upgrade (non-component)

WebLogic PSU GFWX breaks web service call to the application.

After installing  10.3.6.0.180417 Patch Set Update (PSU) for WebLogic Server 10.3.6.0 (GFWX patch) for WebLogic, web service call cannot connect with the error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object."

The error received is an internal error that handles a web service call.  web service returns an empty body as the result of the call.  There is no error captured in the log because the web service does return with an empty body.

Cause

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