Accessing Fusion Middleware WebLogic Deployment displays "Error--403 Forbidden" instead "Error 404--Not Found"
(Doc ID 2752737.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 17, 2021
Applies to:Oracle WebLogic Server - Version 10.3.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
When using Oracle Fusion Middleware products with Oracle HTTP Server (OHS) , EM etc. Default Welcome Page application "FMW Welcome Page Application ", are installed by default under deployments in webLogic console.
Accessing Fusion Middleware WebLogic deployment with http://<hostname>:<Adminport>/es ,/fn, /de, /ko or with any other languages context path display 403 Forbidden instead Error 404--Not Found.
Encountering 403 response , even though they are not authorized and attacker knows that file/directory exist.
Expecting 404 response instead 403.
Steps to replicate
1. Start Admin server
2. Access Admin URL with /en context path or any other language context path
3. Hit enter in the browser with above Admin URL.
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