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SAX Parser is Acting Differently on Web vs. Standalone Java Application (Doc ID 2742161.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 08, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 12.2.1.4.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After installing the WebLogic Server 12.2.1.4.0 October 2020 PSU, the "SAXParserFactory.setValidating(false)" method is acting differently on the web (server-side) vs. the standalone console Java application (client-side).

The code in question uses an XML external entity (in this case an external DTD) to provide a default value for a specific element attribute:

The expectation is that this code should function in the same way whether it is run client-side or server-side.

Changes

 

Cause

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