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From: Joe T <recommendeddosage () gmail com>
Date: Tue, 2 Aug 2005 11:54:33 -0400

Good day,

I should preface this message by saying that I have little to no
experience with Oracle administration, and I'm looking to gain a bit
of information.

When performing some network scans, I notice that the Oracle database
rarely has a password set for the tnslsnr account. From the Nessus
scan results, I have learned that the database may be compromised
because of this null password. I've searched the web, and the majority
of the information I find talks about a DoS attack for Oracle 8.

My question becomes: Has anyone exploited this misconfiguration, and
if so - how? Is this an account that you can connect to without
expensive Oracle software?

Also, what other tools do you utilize to audit Oracle?

Thank you,

Joe

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