It appears to be an interesting bug in some versions of Oracle 10g, on Linux 2.6.x oracle process goes in loop doing times() system call if machine uptime < 199 days. Nice!!! / Oracle refs are bug 4612267 and 5867987 ) . The solution is to reboot.
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Fedora glibc guys broke a flash player for Linus , with, (tada!) a “optimization” of memcpy().
good explanation of debian openssl bug. worth reading if programming is what u do for a living