ORA-07445 [qesmaIterNext()+40] running query

(Doc ID 1671302.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 12.1.0.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While running a query, the client may get an ORA-3113 error and the alert log reports and error like:

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ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [qesmaIterNext()+32]
Exception [type: SIGSEGV, Address not mapped to object] [ADDR:0xFFFFFFFFFDFFFF8] [PC:0x1056F1820, qesmaIterNext()+32] [flags: 0x0, count: 1]
DDE: Problem Key 'ORA 7445 [qesmaIterNext()+32]' was flood controlled (0x2) (incident: 645659)
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [qesmaIterNext()+32] [SIGSEGV] [ADDR:0xFFFFFFFFFDFFFF8] [PC:0x1056F1820] [Address not mapped to object] []
ssexhd: crashing the process...

...


The call stack from the trace file is typically like:

qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qesmaIterNext qerpfInit qerpfStart qertbStart qerjoStart qerjoStart subsr1 subsr3 IPRA.$evaopn3 evaopn3 kpofcr qertbFetchByRowID qergiFetch opifch2 opifch opiodr ttcpip opitsk opiino opiodr opidrv sou2o opimai_real ssthrdmain main

Cause

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