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PM85512: THE JSP COMPILATION IS GENERATING AN JAVA.LANG.ARRAYINDEXOUTOFBOUNDSEXCEPT

Fixes are available

6.1.0.47: WebSphere Application Server V6.1 Fix Pack 47
8.5.5.1: WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Fix Pack 1
8.0.0.8: WebSphere Application Server V8.0 Fix Pack 8
7.0.0.31: WebSphere Application Server V7.0 Fix Pack 31
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
6.1.0.47: Java SDK 1.5 SR16 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.45: Java SDK 1.6 SR16 FP60 Cumulative Fix for WebSphere Application Server
7.0.0.31: Java SDK 1.6 SR15 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

  • A JavaServer Pages (JSP( failed to compile due to an
    ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException.
    

Local fix

  • - Redeploy the application using pre-compile options enabled
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:  All IBM WebSphere Application Server        *
    *                  Version 6.1, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5 users of         *
    *                  JavaServer Pages (JSP).                     *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION: A JSP file containing an Expression     *
    *                      Language (EL) expression can fail with  *
    *                      an ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException.      *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    ****************************************************************
    An ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException can occur if the EL
    expression is immediately after a custom tag.
    For example, the following text in a JSP file:
    <a title="<c:out value='TEST'/>${i}" href="link" >test</a>
    Will result in the exception below:
    java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException: Array index out of
    range:
    -1
    at
    com.ibm.ws.jsp.translator.visitor.validator.ValidateVisitor.getE
    LExpressions(ValidateVisitor.java:1696)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.jsp.translator.visitor.validator.ValidateVisitor.visi
    tJspELTextStart(ValidateVisitor.java:1227)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.jsp.translator.visitor.validator.ValidateVisitor.visi
    tCDataTag(ValidateVisitor.java:822)
    at
    com.ibm.ws.jsp.translator.visitor.JspVisitor.processJspElement(J
    spVisitor.java:299)
    

Problem conclusion

  • The JSP Container was modified so that the
    ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException will not occur.
    
    The fix for this APAR is currently targeted for inclusion in
    fix packs 6.1.0.47, 7.0.0.31, 8.0.0.8, and 8.5.5.1.  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

    PM85512

  • Reported component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Reported component ID

    5724H8800

  • Reported release

    610

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-03-25

  • Closed date

    2013-06-05

  • Last modified date

    2014-12-08

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

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

    PM92495

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WEBS APP SERV N

  • Fixed component ID

    5724H8800

Applicable component levels

  • R61A PSY

       UP

  • R61H PSY

       UP

  • R61I PSY

       UP

  • R61P PSY

       UP

  • R61S PSY

       UP

  • R61W PSY

       UP

  • R61Z PSY

       UP

  • R700 PSY

       UP

  • R800 PSY

       UP

  • R850 PSY

       UP



Document information

More support for: WebSphere Application Server
General

Software version: 610

Reference #: PM85512

Modified date: 08 December 2014