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

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Server - Enterprise Edition - Version: 10.2.0.1 to 11.1.0.7 - Release: 10.2 to 11.1
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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