ORA-04067: Not Executed, Package Body "SYSTEM.SNS_CONTEXT" Does Not Exist (Doc ID 1625925.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 06, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.1.0.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 11.2.0.2 version,

Logging in with DBA privs and trying to drop a role, gives the following error:
For example:
drop role usr_bwpbitm_m;
drop role usr_bwpbitm_m
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-04067: not executed, package body "SYSTEM.SNS_CONTEXT" does not exist
ORA-06508: PL/SQL: could not find program unit being called:
"SYSTEM.SNS_CONTEXT"
ORA-06512: at line 2

this object does not exist in the database.

Cause

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