iPlanet Web Server Crashes in SSL Handshake

(Doc ID 2322927.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 06, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Web server crashes Intermittently during ssl handshake:

Error log has:

[01/May/2017:15:11:04] info (  179): CORE3274: successful server startup
[01/May/2017:15:11:04] info (  179): for host x.x.x.x trying to POST /netconnect2_0/servlets/NetConnectServlet, wl-proxy reports: Debug is
disabled [OFF]
[01/May/2017:15:15:40] catastrophe (  179): CORE3260: Server crash detected (signal SIGSEGV)
[01/May/2017:15:15:40] info (  179): CORE3262: Crash occurred in function memcpy from module /platform/sun4v/lib/libc_psr.so.1
[01/May/2017:15:15:47] info ( 5624): CORE3050: Spawning replacement for worker process 179

pflag and pstack against core files shows:

 /58:   flags = DETACH
        sigmask = 0xffffbefc,0x0000ffff  cursig = SIGSEGV

-----------------  lwp# 58 / thread# 58  --------------------
 fe3a05d8 memcpy   (2228008, 0, 3, 1, 222817b, 222816c) + 1b0
 fd4628dc ssl_GatherRecord1stHandshake (2228008, fffb1940, 4e400, 80000,
82711540, 2228008) + 24
 fd46a768 ssl_SecureRecv (2228008, 2214068, 1fff, 0, 0, 0) + 178
 fd4737d0 ssl_Recv (800000, 2214068, 1fff, fd46a5f0, fd4b24cc, 2228008) + 5c
 ff104868 __1cNDaemonSessionDrun6M_v_ (2187508, 2187528, ff2d1e50, ff2d29e0,
21875b0, 218751c) + 2dc
 feef6e9c ThreadMain (2187508, 2ffcc8, ffffffff, fef09c00, ff10458c,
ff269eec) + 1c
 fe3e30c4 _pt_root (2ffcc8, 1, 2adec8, fe3fd520, fe3fd50c, 1) + 100
 fd58aee0 _lwp_start (0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0)

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Cause

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