ANALYZE WITH CASCADE OPTION FAILS WITH ORA-7445 [_INTEL_NEW_MEMCPY] (Doc ID 1936815.1)

Last updated on JULY 19, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ANALYZE with CASCADE option fails with error   
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [_intel_new_memcpy()+2116] [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [ADDR:0x0] [PC:0x1468353D4] [UNABLE_TO_READ] []
The current sql in the trace file is shown like
----- Current SQL Statement for this session (sql_id=dp8zzcq7yqxw1) -----
analyze table document validate structure cascade online
Note that the 'online' option is not essential.

The call stack in the trace file includes functions like:
... intel_new_memcpy kdgpcd kdgprd kdgvsp kdgvss kdavls kkndgd kknls kkndrv opiexe opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr ttcpip opitsk opiino opiodr ...
The ANALYZE TABLE 'table' VALIDATE STRUCTURE without option CASCADE does not fail.
The ANALYZE INDEX 'index' VALIDATE STRUCTURE does not fail either for all available indexes.

Changes

The analyze statement fails after the adding some columns AND an update of some of these new columns in existing rows.

Cause

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