ORA-7445 [LpxMemFree()+200] when using XMLTYPE with XML data size>= 4097 (Doc ID 2220757.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

The following code fails with ORA-7445 [LpxMemFree()+200] when the string length >=4097:

Trace file shows:
Dump continued from file: /u01/app/oracle/diag/rdbms/csd/CSD/trace/CSD_ora_14108.trc
ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [LpxMemFree()+200] [SIGSEGV] [ADDR:0x0] [PC:0x2EFE140] [SI_KERNEL(general_protection)] []

<- ssexhd <- sighandler <- LpxMemFree <- LpxFSMbufFreeInput <- LpxFSMTerm
 <- LpxParse <- LpxOraStreamParse <- qmu_preparse_xml_ex <- qmxtgGetUrlAndElNameCS
  <- qmxtgCreateFromStr <- qmxtkCreateFromStr2 <- qmxtkConsFromStr <- spefcpfa
   <- spefmccallstd <- pextproc <- peftrusted <- psdexsp <- rpiswu2
    <- psdextp <- pefccal <- pefcal <- pevm_FCAL <- pfrinstr_FCAL
     <- pfrrun_no_tool <- pfrrun <- plsql_run <- peicnt <- kkxexe
      <- opiexe <- kpoal8 <- opiodr <- ttcpip <- opitsk
       <- opiino <- opiodr <- opidrv <- sou2o <- opimai_real
         <- ssthrdmain <- main <- libc_start_main <- start

Cause

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