Memory Leak in Event Collector Process (mwecsvc) crashes the AV Database (Doc ID 2254852.1)

Last updated on JUNE 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Audit Vault and Database Firewall - Version 12.2.0.0 to 12.2.0.4 [Release 12.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Event collector process (mwecsvc) process on Audit Vault server leaks memory. Eventually, physical memory on
Audit Vault server is exhausted and OOM killer starts killing a process.
OOM killer often kills DBWR process causing the repository database to crash.

Memory leak gets worse if MAXIMUM_ENFORCEMENT_POINT_THREADS for secured target is set to high value.

 

Cause

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