Getting ORA-7445 With SYS.DBMS_METADATA Package (Doc ID 602275.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.1.0.2 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.1 to 11.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 21-Oct-2013***

Symptoms

Getting the following ORA-7445 error in the alert log

ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [0xF0183D] [] [] [] []

The trace file shows the current SQL and PL/SQL call stack:

ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [0xF0183D] [] [] [] []

Current SQL statement for this session:

SELECT /*+rule*/ SYS_XMLGEN(VALUE(KU$), XMLFORMAT.createFormat2('XMLSCHEMA_T', '7')), 0 FROM SYS.KU$_XMLSCHEMA_VIEW KU$ WHERE KU$.OWNER_NAME=:SCHEMA1

----- PL/SQL Call Stack -----

  object      line  object
  handle    number  name

577AC40C      1015  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
577AC40C      1221  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
577AC40C      1548  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
577AC40C      1864  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
577AC40C      3707  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
577AC40C      3689  package body SYS.DBMS_METADATA
53A24F4C         1  anonymous block


Top functions in the call stack are the following:

     qmcInitUga <- qm_init_uga_helper <- rpiswu2 <- qm_run_as_ksys <- qm_init_uga
        <- qmxtcInitGlobals <- qmxtrCheckRewrite <- 624 <- qmxtrxopn <- qmxtrxopt
         <- qmxtrxq <- qmxtrxq <- qmxtrxq <- qmxtrxop <- koksspend
          <- kkmdrvend <- kkmdrv <- opiSem <- opiDeferredSem

Cause

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