ALECDC: Program Was Terminated By Signal 6 Or Signal 11 (Doc ID 435226.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Alert - Version 11.5.10.2 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 11.5.10.2 in Production: ALECDC crashes with signal 6 or signal 11 if the body of the alerts message is bigger then 64k:

ERROR
     *** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0xbfff2aec ***
     /var/oracle/prod/prodappl/alr/11.5.0/bin/ALECDC
     Program was terminated by signal 6

 
The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Start an alert that generates a message bigger then 64k

The issue has the following business impact:
Due to this issue, users cannot use Alerts

Changes

ATG RUP4 was applied.

Cause

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