Execution Nodes throwing "Error: readlink /var/lib/awx/.local/share/containers/storage/overlay/l: invalid argument" while using Ansible Engine 2.9 execution environment on Automation Controller

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On Ansible Automation Platform Controller 4.2.0, while trying to run a job template using an Execution Node with "Ansible Engine 2.9 execution environment" as the execution environment, the following error is being displayed:
Error: readlink /var/lib/awx/.local/share/containers/storage/overlay/l: invalid argument

The error does not occur while using the default execution environment or if I use a Hybrid Node instead of the Execution node,

I tried using the podman pull command to pull the image of that execution environment onto the execution node and ran a container of it but it still throws this same error.

Could someone please let me know why this is happening and how to fix this?