ORA-7445 Kotgatc When Compiling Package Body

(Doc ID 1626418.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 21, 2014

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Oracle PL/SQL types

Symptoms

Alert log shows next error:

ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [kotgatc()+4] [SIGSEGV] [ADDR:0x2C] [PC:0x108928EE4] [Address not mapped to object] []


The referenced trace file does not show a current sql but shows a call stack similar to:

... kotgatc qcsogati qctogtia qctostcdc qctostco qctcopn qctcpqb qctcstmt qcsdrv qcitrans ph2csql_analyze ...


The issue can be reproduced with next simple testcase:

Changes

The problem happens in 11.2.0.3 and higher versions. There is no evidence of a similar error in previous versions.

Cause

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