Reorder pages causes nullpointer exception

When we want to re-order the pages of one of our large spaces, the page never loads and the "thinking circle" is shown forever... The link we're accessing is:

And the stack trace from the logs:

2013-08-26 14:06:08,499 WARN [http-8080-16] [opensymphony.xwork.util.OgnlValueStack] findValue Caught an exception while evaluating expression 'JSONString' against value stack
 -- space: 1015809 | url: /pages/children.action | userName: XXXXX | referer: | action: children
java.lang.RuntimeException: Caught an Ognl exception while getting property JSONString
        at com.opensymphony.xwork.util.CompoundRootAccessor.getProperty(
        at ognl.OgnlRuntime.getProperty(
        at ognl.ASTProperty.getValueBody(
        at ognl.SimpleNode.evaluateGetValueBody(
        at ognl.SimpleNode.getValue(
        at ognl.Ognl.getValue(
        at ognl.Ognl.getValue(
        at com.opensymphony.xwork.util.OgnlValueStack.findValue(
        at com.atlassian.confluence.json.JsonResult.getJsonString(
        at com.atlassian.confluence.json.JsonResult.doExecute(
        at com.opensymphony.webwork.dispatcher.WebWorkResultSupport.execute(

(it's actually a lot longer but I think this is the important part)

I found this, which isn't exactly the same, tried the resolution but the select does not generate any rows.

Anyone got any ideas? We're running Confluence 5.1.3.


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Hi Marcus,

From the stacktrace, you might be hitting the following issues.

Please try the resolution out and check if it works.

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