SAXParseException in MWS


I am getting SAXParseException in MWS (version:, Installed Fix: MWS_8.0_SP2_Fix3) as below while executing portlets,

Failed to evaluate binding expression:

org.xml.sax.SAXParseException: The string “–” is not permitted within comments.
at org.apache.xerces.parsers.DOMParser.parse(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.jaxp.DocumentBuilderImpl.parse(Unknown Source)
at javax.xml.parsers.DocumentBuilder.parse(
at electric.xml.dom.DomParserWrapper.parse(
at electric.xml.dom.DomUtils.parse(
at electric.xml.dom.DomUtils.parse(

Attached is the full stack trace.

Please let me know how to get rid of this issue.

StackTrace.txt (9.31 KB)