11i: Shutting Down Apache Throws "glibc detected" Errors on Linux

(Doc ID 949025.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Applications Technology Stack - Version 11.5.10.0 to 11.5.10.2 [Release 11.5 to 11.5.10]
Linux x86
Red Hat Advanced Server
Checked for relevance on 06-APR-2013

Symptoms

When shutting down Apache for EBusiness Suite Release 11i ,the following errors are noticed in the error_log file:

caught SIGTERM, shutting down
*** glibc detected *** /oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd:
free(): invalid
pointer: 0x0028e000 ***
======= Backtrace: =========
/lib/libc.so.6[0x9d8b16]
/lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x90)[0x9dc030]
/lib/libc.so.6(_IO_free_backup_area+0x33)[0x9d5123]
/lib/libc.so.6(_IO_file_overflow+0x1b4)[0x9d3224]
/lib/libc.so.6(_IO_file_xsputn+0xfc)[0x9d277c]
/lib/libc.so.6(fputs+0x8a)[0x9c85fa]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd[0x805efe2]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd(ap_log_error+0x2b)[0x805f04f]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/libexec/liboprocmgr.so(opm_adm_destroy_allproc+0x106)[0x820616]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/libexec/liboprocmgr.so(opm_rh_cleanup+0x64)[0x81f0dc]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd[0x8053d5e]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd(ap_clear_pool+0x68)[0x8052444]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd(ap_destroy_pool+0x11)[0x80524b9]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd(ap_clear_pool+0x40)[0x805241c]
/oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd(ap_destroy_pool+0x11)[0x80524b9]

Am alternative form of the error message is

*** glibc detected *** /oracle/apps/applora/9iAS/Apache/Apache/bin/httpd:  munmap_chunk(): invalid pointer: 0x00280000 ***

Cause

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