Drop User Cascade Results In ORA-03113 and ORA-7445 [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [unable_to_trans_pc] (Doc ID 752157.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.5 [Release 10.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 15-Apr-2013***

Symptoms

Drop user cascade fails with ORA-3113 error:

SQL> drop user vipr cascade;
drop user vipr cascade
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-03113: end-of-file on communication channel

The alert.log shows:

ORA-07445: exception encountered: core dump [ACCESS_VIOLATION] [unable_to_trans_pc]
[PC:0x61FF2728] [ADDR:0x4] [UNABLE_TO_READ] []


In the trace we see:

Current SQL statement for this session:
drop java source "VIPR"."HOST"
----- Call Stack Trace -----
joxdrp opiexe opiosq0 opiosq opiodr rpidrus rpidru rpiswu2 rpidrv rpisplu rpispl kzdukl kzudrp opiexe opiosq0 kpooprx kpoal8 opiodr ttcpip opitsk opiino opiodr opidrv sou2o

It is failing when trying to drop java source.

Cause

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