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After Patching an ORA-00600 [skkxdllload:stale dll in db] is evident (Doc ID 786379.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 18, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 [Release 10.2 to 11.1]
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Microsoft Windows (32-bit)
Microsoft Windows x64 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Itanium (64-bit)

Symptoms

After applying a patch to a Windows machine (may be APPS or Database) the following error is reported:

ORA-00600: internal error code, arguments: [skkxdllload:stale dll in db]

You may see subsequent errors containing an ORA-00600 or ORA-07445 as well with varying arguments.

Changes

A patch has been recently applied.

Cause

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