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 JANUARY 05, 2023
Applies to:Oracle HTTP Server - Version 22.214.171.124.0 to 126.96.36.199.0 [Release 12c]
Enterprise Manager Base Platform - Version 188.8.131.52.0 and later
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
IBM AIX on POWER Systems (64-bit)
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: <FQHN>]
[host_addr: <IP>] [pid: <PID>] [tid: <TID>] [user: <UID>] [VirtualHost: main] child pid <pid> exit signal Segmentation fault (11)
The issue has only been seen in AIX and Solaris Sparc platforms. It may be in others (but see the solution first).
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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