Applying Patch To EBS $ORACLE_HOME Fails With Error The patch directory xxxxxxxx doesn't match the patch id

(Doc ID 2287369.1)

Last updated on APRIL 30, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle E-Business Suite Technology Stack - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 12.1.3 version, IAS for Applications Technology

Unable to apply patch 25441839 to EBS $ORACLE_HOME. The following Error occurs:

$ /u01/snd/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/OPatch/opatch apply

Oracle Interim Patch Installer version 1.0.0.0.61
Copyright (c) 2009 Oracle Corporation. All Rights Reserved..

Oracle recommends you to use the latest OPatch version
and read the OPatch documentation available in the OPatch/docs
directory for usage. For information about the latest OPatch and
other support-related issues, refer to document ID 293369.1
available on My Oracle Support (https://myoraclesupport.oracle.com)

Oracle Home : /apps/tech_st/10.1.2
Oracle Home Inventory : /apps/tech_st/10.1.2/inventory
Central Inventory : /etc/oraInventory
  from : /etc/oraInst.loc
OUI location : /apps/tech_st/10.1.2/oui
OUI shared library : /apps/tech_st/10.1.2/oui/lib/linux/liboraInstaller.so
Java location : /apps/tech_st/10.1.2/jdk/jre/bin/java
Log file location : /apps/tech_st/10.1.2/.patch_storage/<patch ID>/*.log

Creating log file "/apps/tech_st/10.1.2/.patch_storage/25441839/Apply_25441839_07-10-2017_14-56-02.log"

The patch directory 25441839 doesn't match the patch id.
ERROR: OPatch failed during pre-reqs check.
$ 25441839

The patch directory 25441839 doesn't match the patch id.

Cause

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