OHS 12c (12.1.3) Using SSL Crashes With the Error "exit signal Segmentation fault (11)" and Generates Core Dump

(Doc ID 2411567.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 12.1.3.0.0 to 12.1.3.0.0 [Release 12c]
Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 13.2.0.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When using Oracle HTTP Server 12.1.3, OHS crashes and generates core dumps with the below notification in the logs:

[OHS] [NOTIFICATION:16] [OHS-9999] [core.c] [host_id: hostname.domain]
[host_addr: x0.2xx.1x.3x] [pid: 9699814] [tid: 1] [user: oracle1] [VirtualHost: main] child pid 51707916 exit signal Segmentation fault (11)


The issue is mainly seen in AIX OS but can happen in other OS also.

Use <Note:1812.1>, "Getting a Stack Trace from a CORE file on Unix" to confirm a stack trace like the following:

 

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Cause

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