Processes hangs or crashes in calls to libc's malloc() or free() (Doc ID 2083262.1)

Last updated on JULY 29, 2016

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 8 6/00 U1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Processes may hang or crash and core dump shows a calls to malloc() or free() which appears to be to blame.

Such as:

t_splay
t_delete
realfree
_free_unlocked
free

 

or

_malloc_unlocked
_smalloc
malloc

or

realfree
_free_unlocked
free

Changes

 N/A

Cause

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