Getting ORA-07445 [DBMS_METADATA] When Using Data Pump (Doc ID 1987632.1)

Last updated on MARCH 24, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.3 to 12.1.0.2 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Data Pump Export (EXPDP) or Import (IMPDP) is not executing due to a fatal error and in alert log it is reported an error similar with:

ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [DBMS_METADATA: (Line <decimal number>)()+<decimal number>] [SIGSEGV] [ADDR:<hexa number>] [PC:<hexa number>] [Address not mapped to object] []


The incident trace file contains the following information:

----- Current SQL Statement for this session (sql_id=7ksuup9sft5ax) -----
BEGIN
  SYS.KUPW$WORKER.MAIN('SYS_EXPORT_SCHEMA_03', 'SYS', 0);
END;
----- PL/SQL Stack -----
----- PL/SQL Call Stack -----
 object      line  object
 handle    number  name
0xa9a901a0      4559  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
0xa9f99980      1824  package body SYS.KUPW$WORKER
0xa9e88ec0         2  anonymous block

STACK TRACE:
-----------------
DBMS_METADATA <- DBMS_METADATA <- pevm_NCAL  <- pen_XCAL_i <- KUPW$WORKER <- 1824 <- pevm_NCAL <- pfrinstr_XCAL <- pfrrun_no_tool <- pfrrun <- plsql_run <- peicnt <- kkxexe <- opiexe <- kpoal8 <- opiodr <- kpoodr <- upirtrc <- kpurcsc <- kpuexec <- OCIStmtExecute <- kupprwp <- ksvrdp <- opirip <- opidrv <- sou2o <- opimai_real <- ssthrdmain

 

Cause

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