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PI05427: WEB SERVICES XML PARSER MAY LOSE DATA RETURNED FROM SINGLE BYTE READS

Fixes are available

8.5.5.2: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 2
7.0.0.33: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 33
8.0.0.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 9
8.5.5.3: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 3
7.0.0.35: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 35
8.5.5.4: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 4
8.0.0.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 10
7.0.0.37: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 37
8.5.5.5: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 5
8.5.5.6: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 6
8.0.0.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 11
8.5.5.7: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 7
7.0.0.39: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 39
8.5.5.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 8
8.0.0.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 12
8.5.5.9: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 9
7.0.0.41: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 41
8.5.5.10: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 10
8.5.5.11: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 11
8.0.0.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.43: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 43
8.5.5.12: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 12
8.0.0.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 14
8.5.5.13: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 13
7.0.0.45: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 45
8.0.0.15: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 15
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.35: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP1 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.37: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP3 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.39: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP7 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.41: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP20 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.43: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP41 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
8.5.5.14: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 14

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • An UnmarshalException or SAXParseException may be thrown when
    bytes (characters) are lost during a read from an ISO-8859-1
    encoded InputStream. A missing byte may make the XML document
    appear to be malformed or possibly invalid with respect to an
    XML schema. When no exception occurs a missing byte may cause
    the application to behave in an unexpected way.
    

Local fix

  • Set JVM custom property com.ibm.xml.xlxp.jaxb.opti.level with a
    value of '0' (zero)
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All IBM WebSphere Application Server users  *
    *                  of JAX-RPC, JAX-WS and JAXB.                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: The Web Services XML parser's           *
    *                      ISO-8859-1 decoder may lose data        *
    *                      returned from single byte reads.        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:  Install a fix pack that contains this       *
    *                  APAR.                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    The XML parser used by the Web Services engine may lose bytes
    returned from the InputStream when the XML document's encoding
    is ISO-8859-1. When this occurs, either incorrect data is
    reported to the application or a spurious error is reported by
    throwing an exception (for example, an UnmarshalException or
    SAXParseException).
    

Problem conclusion

  • The issue was fixed by correcting a logical error in the Web
    Services XML parser's ISO-8859-1 decoder that allowed it to
    lose single bytes that were returned from the InputStream.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 7.0.0.33, 8.0.0.9 and 8.5.5.2. Please refer to the
    Recommended Updates page for delivery information:
    http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=180&uid=swg27004980
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PI05427

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    700

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-11-04

  • Closed date

    2014-01-16

  • Last modified date

    2014-01-16

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 7.0

Reference #: PI05427

Modified date: 16 January 2014