WebSphere Application Server crashes with GPF (General Protection Fault) within JVM

Document ID : KB000095681
Last Modified Date : 18/05/2018
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Issue:
  IBM Websphere Application Server crashes with GPF (General Protection Fault) within the JVM.
Environment:
  WebSphere 8.5
 Java Version 1.8.0
 CA Introscope Agent 10.5.2.15,
 Operating System: Linux
Cause:

   As per IBM Analysis, the issue is caused by JVM Shared Class Cache
Resolution:

   As a workaround: either turn off JVM share class cache (as per IBM). or use Agent NoRedefNoReTrans jar and configuration instead of default Agent.jar (as per CA Technologies).
Additional Information:
https://comm.support.ca.com/kb/after-agent-upgrade-seeing-nosuchmethoderror-exception-in-agent-logs/kb000047191