Bug 4015165 Unexpected ORA-6502 from PLSQL using host binds when using CHAR length semantics.
This note gives a brief overview of bug 4015165.
Product (Component) PL/SQL (Plsql)
Range of versions believed to be affected Versions >= 22.214.171.124 but < 10.2
Versions confirmed as being affected
Platforms affected Generic (all / most platforms affected)
It is believed to be a regression in default behavior thus:
*Regression introduced in 126.96.36.199