Pete Finnigan's Oracle security weblog http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/entries PeteFinnigan.com's weblog is the only weblog dedicated to Oracle security. en-gb Copyright PeteFinnigan.com Ltd 2005, All rights reserved. All trademarks are the property of their respective owners and are hereby acknowledged 2022-01-26T15:07:15Z Pete Finnigan (mailto:webmaster\@petefinnigan.com) Pete Finnigan (mailto:pete\@petefinnigan.com) PeteFinnigan.com's weblog is the only weblog dedicated to Oracle security. Pete Finnigan's Oracle security weblog Pete Finnigan's Oracle security weblog http://www.petefinnigan.com/images/company_logo_1.gif http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/entries PL/SQL, AST, DIANA, Attributes and IDL http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001475.htm I have been wanting to write a detailed post about this subject for a very long time and indeed I have had some notes and screen dumps for some of this for more than 15 years for some parts of....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001475.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 06/04/20 At 08:57 PM</p> PL/SQL Machine Code Trace - event 10928 http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001474.htm I have had an interest in PL/SQL for more around 25 years. I have always liked this great language as its powerful and simple and a great tool for writing code in the database. I wrote my very first PL/SQL....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001474.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 02/04/20 At 01:33 PM</p> Be Careful of What You Include In SQL*Net Security Banners http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001473.htm A short post today to add a little to the post I made the other day. In that post Add A SQL*Net Security Banner And Audit Notice I talked about using the sqlnet.ora parameters SEC_USER_AUDIT_ACTION_BANNER and SEC_USER_UNAUTHORIZED_ACCESS_BANNER to add security....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001473.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 01/04/20 At 11:50 AM</p> Oracles Free TNS Firewall - VALIDNODE_CHECKING http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001472.htm I said in a post a couple of days ago that my overall plan to secure an Oracle database; actually my plan is to secure the data in an Oracle database not blindly just secure Oracle. We must focus on....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001472.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 31/03/20 At 12:26 PM</p> Add A SQL*Net Security Banner And Audit Notice http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001471.htm I would have to say whilst I see security banners on customers Unix boxes when I am allowed to log in as part of a security audit I canot ever remember seeing a security banner when I log into a....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001471.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 30/03/20 At 02:02 PM</p> ORA-28050 - Can I drop the SYSTEM User? http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001470.htm Two things most annoy me with the Oracle database in terms of securing it and this is the abundance of default users in most Oracle databases that I perform security audits on and also the massive amount of PUBLIC grants....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001470.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 27/03/20 At 06:11 PM</p> Setting Users Impossible Passwords BY VALUES and Schema Only Accounts http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001469.htm I plan to try and write some Oracle security based blog posts whilst working from home. These promises when I have made them in the past usually end up not coming true due to other work and things getting more....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001469.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 26/03/20 At 02:38 PM</p> CoronaVirus - We are Still Open http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001468.htm Everyone must now be affected in some way about coronavirus. We had an inkling that Boris Johnson and his government would enact a more severe lock down in the UK. So in anticipation I decided on Monday that we needed....<a href="http://www.petefinnigan.com/weblog/archives/00001468.htm">[Read More]</a> <p>Posted by Pete On 25/03/20 At 01:27 PM</p>