Solaris 11 or Solaris 10 can panic: kernel heap corruption detected

(Doc ID 2391080.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2018

Applies to:

Solaris Operating System - Version 10 3/05 to 11.1 [Release 10.0 to 11.0]
Oracle Solaris on SPARC (64-bit)
Oracle Solaris on x86-64 (64-bit)

Symptoms

The panic string will be:

kernel heap corruption detected

The panic stack will be similar to this:

kmem_error
as_ctl
memcntl

Cause

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