Returning Aggregate Value On Null Column Gets Ora-7445 (Doc ID 756936.1)

Last updated on JUNE 13, 2013

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 10.2.0.4 - Release: 10.2 to 10.2
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Returning values clause with aggregate function applied to a null column results in SEGV.

For example:-

var comm1;
update emp set comm = comm+100 returning sum(comm) into :comm1;
*
ERROR at line 1:
ORA-3113: end-of-file on communication channel

Other possible errors for the same problem include:

ORA-07445 [lnxsum]
ORA-07445 [updrowFastPath]


Cause

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