ORA-7445 [_xspgReducePool+3171] Running CATCPU.SQL After Applying Critical Patch Update (Doc ID 464857.1)

Last updated on MAY 12, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.5 to 10.2.0.3 [Release 10.1 to 10.2]
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
***Checked for relevance on 27-Aug-2013***


Symptoms

After applying CPUOCT2007 patch, while attempting to run the catcpu.sql script, the following error could be encountered :

BEGIN dbms_aw_build.build('EXPRESS', FALSE); END; 


ERROR at line 1: 
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel 

ERROR: 
ORA-03114: not connected to ORACLE 

In the alert log, the following error is registered :

ORA-07445:exception encountered:core dump[ACCESS_VIOLATION][_xspgReducePool+3171][PC:0x2983D47][ADDR:0x208][UNABLE_TO_WRITE][]

Changes

Applied the critical patch update to the database.

Cause

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