MDVA-21095: INSERT INTO “search_tmp…” never ends after mass attribute update

The MDVA-21095 patch fixes the issue when a query INSERT INTO “search_tmp…” never ends after a mass attribute update. This patch is available when the Quality Patches Tool (QPT) 1.0.20 is installed. The patch ID is MDVA-21095. Please note that there is no current plan to fix this issue in future versions.

Affected products and versions

The patch is created for Adobe Commerce version:

Adobe Commerce on cloud infrastructure 2.3.2

Compatible with Adobe Commerce versions:

Adobe Commerce (all deployment methods) 2.3.0 - 2.3.4-p2

The patch might become applicable to other versions with new Quality Patches Tool releases. To check if the patch is compatible with your Adobe Commerce version, update the magento/quality-patches package to the latest version and check the compatibility on the Quality Patches Tool: Search for patches page. Use the patch ID as a search keyword to locate the patch.


INSERT INTO “search_tmp…” never ends after a mass attribute update.

Step to reproduce:

Perform a mass attribute values update with ~30,000 items.

Expected results:

The reindex process completes normally, as expected.

Actual results:

The reindex process completes, but a lot of queries INSERT INTO “search_tmp…” start until the server reaches the pm.max_children parameter value and PHP-fpm dies, and these constantly reoccur even after MySQL restart and process kill.

Apply the patch

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