SYSAUX tablespace is growing erratically due to growth of WRI$_OPTSTAT_HISTHEAD_HISTORY table

This is a bug of oracle. If gather schema takes much time it doesn't complete the full operation and  WRI$_OPTSTAT_HISTHEAD_HISTORY keeps up growing. It exhausts the SYSAUX tablespace. Oracle recommends a patch to be applied to resolve the above problem. But, in our case there is some