Error parsing confluence response (RPC)

While trying to link a confluence page to jira issue I get error message like in attachment.

In log files I can find error about parsing invalid XML characters:

2013-02-18 16:28:04,463 ajp-bio-8009-exec-36 ERROR 988x96352x1 p05ch3 10.61.132.24 /rest/confluenceIssueLink/1/confluence/search common.error.jersey.ThrowableExceptionMapper Uncaught exception thrown by REST service

java.lang.RuntimeException: Failed to parse Confluence Remote API response

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.parseXml(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:325)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.handleResponse(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:295)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.access$300(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:43)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl$SearchResponseHandler.handle(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:260)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl$SearchResponseHandler.handle(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:241)

at com.atlassian.applinks.core.auth.ApplicationLinkRequestAdaptor$1.handle(ApplicationLinkRequestAdaptor.java:88)

at com.atlassian.plugins.rest.module.jersey.JerseyRequest$2.handle(JerseyRequest.java:166)

at com.atlassian.sal.core.net.HttpClientRequest.executeAndReturn(HttpClientRequest.java:307)

at com.atlassian.plugins.rest.module.jersey.JerseyRequest.executeAndReturn(JerseyRequest.java:161)

at com.atlassian.applinks.core.auth.ApplicationLinkRequestAdaptor.execute(ApplicationLinkRequestAdaptor.java:85)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.search(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:162)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.rest.ConfluenceResource.getSiteSearch(ConfluenceResource.java:115) <+2> (DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:43)

at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:601) <+19> (DispatchProviderHelper.java:234) (DispatchProviderHelper.java:100) (DefaultMethodInvocation.java:61) (ExpandInterceptor.java:38) (DefaultMethodInvocation.java:61) (DispatchProviderHelper.java:132) (DispatchProviderHelper.java:230) (ResourceJavaMethodDispatcher.java:75) (HttpMethodRule.java:288) (RightHandPathRule.java:147) (ResourceClassRule.java:108) (RightHandPathRule.java:147) (RootResourceClassesRule.java:84) (WebApplicationImpl.java:1469) (WebApplicationImpl.java:1400) (WebApplicationImpl.java:1349) (WebApplicationImpl.java:1339) (WebComponent.java:416) (ServletContainer.java:537)

at com.atlassian.plugins.rest.module.RestDelegatingServletFilter$JerseyOsgiServletContainer.doFilter(RestDelegatingServletFilter.java:178) <+1> (ServletContainer.java:795)

at com.atlassian.plugins.rest.module.RestDelegatingServletFilter.doFilter(RestDelegatingServletFilter.java:73) <+16> (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) (RestServletUtilsUpdaterFilter.java:26) (RestServletUtilsUpdaterFilter.java:40) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) (ContextFilter.java:25) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66)

at com.atlassian.mywork.client.filter.ServingRequestsFilter.doFilter(ServingRequestsFilter.java:37) <+15> (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (AccessLogFilter.java:103) (AccessLogFilter.java:87) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (XsrfTokenAdditionRequestFilter.java:54) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (IteratingFilterChain.java:46) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66)

at com.atlassian.labs.remoteapps.modules.permissions.ApiScopingFilter.doFilter(ApiScopingFilter.java:60) <+22> (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (SecurityFilter.java:234) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (TrustedApplicationsFilter.java:98) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (BaseLoginFilter.java:169) (JiraLoginFilter.java:70) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (IteratingFilterChain.java:46) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) (OAuthFilter.java:55) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66)

at com.atlassian.plugins.rest.module.servlet.RestSeraphFilter.doFilter(RestSeraphFilter.java:40) <+18> (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (AbstractJohnsonFilter.java:71) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (UrlRewriteFilter.java:738) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (GzipFilter.java:74) (GzipFilter.java:51) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (IteratingFilterChain.java:46) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66)

at com.atlassian.labs.remoteapps.modules.oauth.OAuth2LOFilter.doFilter(OAuth2LOFilter.java:70) <+3> (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66)

at com.atlassian.labs.remoteapps.util.http.bigpipe.RequestIdSettingFilter.doFilter(RequestIdSettingFilter.java:22) <+43> (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:66) (JWDSendRedirectFilter.java:25) (DelegatingPluginFilter.java:74) (IteratingFilterChain.java:42) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:77) (ServletFilterModuleContainerFilter.java:63) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (ChainedFilterStepRunner.java:78) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (AbstractCachingFilter.java:33) (AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (AbstractEncodingFilter.java:41) (AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) (PathMatchingEncodingFilter.java:45) (AbstractHttpFilter.java:31) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (JiraStartupChecklistFilter.java:74) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (MultiTenantServletFilter.java:91) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (ChainedFilterStepRunner.java:78) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:243) (ApplicationFilterChain.java:210) (StandardWrapperValve.java:225) (StandardContextValve.java:123) (AuthenticatorBase.java:472) (StandardHostValve.java:168) (ErrorReportValve.java:98) (StandardEngineValve.java:118) (AccessLogValve.java:927) (CoyoteAdapter.java:407) (AjpProcessor.java:200) (AbstractProtocol.java:585) (JIoEndpoint.java:310)

at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:1110)

at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(ThreadPoolExecutor.java:603)

at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:722)

Caused by: org.xml.sax.SAXParseException; lineNumber: 1; columnNumber: 1194; Character reference is an invalid XML character.

at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.createSAXParseException(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.util.ErrorHandlerWrapper.fatalError(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLErrorReporter.reportError(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLScanner.scanCharReferenceValue(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanCharReference(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl$FragmentContentDispatcher.dispatch(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.impl.XMLDocumentFragmentScannerImpl.scanDocument(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XML11Configuration.parse(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.parsers.XMLParser.parse(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.parsers.AbstractSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserImpl$JAXPSAXParser.parse(Unknown Source)

at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.SAXParserImpl.parse(Unknown Source)

at javax.xml.parsers.SAXParser.parse(SAXParser.java:195)

at com.atlassian.jira.plugin.link.confluence.service.rpc.ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.parseXml(ConfluenceRpcServiceImpl.java:315)

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You could be running into this issue: https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-27572

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