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Archive for October, 2012

sys_throttler and Distributed Database Forensics

Attack, Defense and Forensic Response in a Distributed Database Estate. Paul Michael Wright OCP Written August 23rd 2012 -This article demonstrates the main security weakness in Oracle Databases, in that Failed SYS logons are not delayed and SYS is immune to password profiles which together represent significant risk. -It will then demonstrate a solution [...]

SYS Throttler Update

Hi Oracle Security folks, Been a busy couple of years but have survived to tell the tale. So summarising the last two years in terms of memorable research the following springs to mind.. David’s create index privileged escalation vulnerability. Joxean’s impressive TNS Poision research demonstrating how an attacker can proxy DBA commands by inserting their [...]