HTTP Server Child Process Dies Calling And Generates A Coredump File

(Doc ID 415108.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 24, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version: to
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle Application Server 10gR2 Infrastructure


Oracle HTTP Server (httpd) process creates a coredump file due to a segmentation fault error.
This error is creating a core file very frequently.
The stack trace from the core file shows:

$ adb /iasora/oracle/product/as10gprd/10.1.2/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd
core file = core_Feb_9_0329 -- program
``/iasora/oracle/product/as10gprd/10.1.2/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd'' on platform
SIGSEGV: Segmentation Fault
$c`memcpy+0x658(ffbfc7e0, fcf02838, ffbff02c, ffbff03c, fe923cf8, fe923d18)`shmcb_retrieve_session+0x118(33eaa0, fcf02838, ffbff0b8, 6b63feff, 80808080, 1010101)`ssl_scache_shmcb_retrieve+0x7c(33eaa0, ffbff128, 29e634, ffbff454, 5d8df8, 563d1d)`ssl_scache_retrieve+0xf4(33eaa0, ffbff1a8, ffffffff, 1, 5d9014, ffbff1e9)`ssl_callback_GetSessionCacheEntry+0x88(2000, 2325e8, ffffffff, ffffffff, ffbff540, 5ccaf4)`nzospGetSession+0x24(ffbff290, ffbff298, 5ccafc, 5d8df8, 5d8df8, 4f2343)`ssl_Hshk_GetSessionID+0xa8(20, 5d8fc1, ffbff37c, 4, 5d8dc8, 5d8df8)`ssl_Hshk_Priv_GetSessionDBRecord+0x74(5d8dc8, ffbff387, ffbff37c, 5d901c, 0, 1)`ssl_Hshk_Priv_ProcessClientHello+0x174(300, 300, 563dd0, 5d8dc8, 0, ffbff3f9)`STM_ExecuteLine+0x40(5ccfb0, fe065058, 1001, 563dd0, 0, 5ccfdd)`STM_DoOneCycle+0x148(5ccfb0, ffbff524, 29e634, ffbff454, 5d8df8, 563d1d)`STM_Operate+0x14(5ccfb0, ffbff524, fd883c2c, 5d8dc8, 5d9014, 29e634)`ssl_Hshk_HandshakeProceed+0xb0(5d8dc8, 0, 0, 4000, ffbff540, 5ccaf4)`ssl_Handshake+0x30(5d8dc8, 810a0038, 810d0013, 810d0000, ffbff5c8, 5ccaf4)`nzos_Handshake+0xb0(5ccae8, 23261c, 4e4328, fffffff8, 0, 4e6360)`SSL_new_server_side+0x13c(fe950790, 23261c, fe93c920, 2400, 2668, 4e1360)`ssl_hook_NewConnection+0x14c(4e12f0, 900d8, 9ee68, ffbff720, 8b450, 8f324)
new_connection+0x12c(a9850, 96e18, a9888, ffbff7dc, ffbff7cc, e)
child_main+0x95c(8f908, d08, d9c, a20, 1800, c00)
make_child+0x16c(96e18, e, 45cc18c8, 0, ffbff948, 2000)
perform_idle_server_maintenance+0x2cc(899b4, 4, d, d, 8129c, 83960)
standalone_main+0x530(800, 82c, c00, ce8, 1800, ffffffff)
main+0x550(194c, 1800, 191c, 83400, ff300100, ff300140)
_start+0x108(0, 0, 0, 0, 0, 0)


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