JDK 7 XMLStreamException Parsing Error

If you encounter the following trace after upgrading to JDK 7:

Exception in thread "main" javax.xml.stream.XMLStreamException: ParseError at [row,col]:[1,1]
Message: JAXP00010001: The parser has encountered more than "64000" entity expansions in this document; this is the limit imposed by the JDK.
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLStreamReaderImpl.setInputSource(XMLStreamReaderImpl.java:219)
at com.sun.org.apache.xerces.internal.impl.XMLStreamReaderImpl.(XMLStreamReaderImpl.java:189)
at com.sun.xml.internal.stream.XMLInputFactoryImpl.getXMLStreamReaderImpl(XMLInputFactoryImpl.java:277)
at com.sun.xml.internal.stream.XMLInputFactoryImpl.createXMLStreamReader(XMLInputFactoryImpl.java:129)
at com.sun.xml.internal.stream.XMLInputFactoryImpl.createXMLEventReader(XMLInputFactoryImpl.java:78)
at Main.main(Main.java:38)

You’ll have disable XML expansion limits by applying the following work around:


This may affect your systems vulnaribility to DOS attacks, so use this with caution.

Further reading:





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