Caused by: java.lang.RuntimeException: internal error
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dv.xs.XSSimpleTypeDecl.applyFacets1(Unknown Source)
at org.apache.xerces.impl.dv.xs.SchemaDVFactoryImpl.createBuiltInTypes(Unknown Source)
... 45 more
This may mean that your setting of endorsed directory is not being propagated properly to the forked jvm by surefire. This was an issue in the 2.4.2 version of surefire.
This has been fixed in Surefire 2.4.3 (http://jira.codehaus.org/browse/SUREFIRE-491)