Periodic Alert Is Failing With Glibc Error In Oracle Apps 12.0.4 Version (Doc ID 1929306.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Alert - Version 12.0.0 to 12.0.0 [Release 12]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On Oracle Applications 12.0.4 version,
Periodic alert is failing with glibc error:

Alert: Version : 12.0.0

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ALECDC module: Check Periodic Alert
+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+

Current system time is 11-SEP-2014 23:13:40

+---------------------------------------------------------------------------+

*** glibc detected *** ALECDC: free(): invalid pointer: 0x09f10e30 ***
======= Backtrace: =========
/lib/libc.so.6[0xf7068d35]
/lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x59)[0xf706cda9]
ALECDC[0x8069618]



The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Periodic alert is run to be sent.

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users are unable to receive Alert emails.

Cause

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