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

Last updated on JANUARY 15, 2024

Applies to:

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


After installing the WebLogic Server 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.




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