The Usage Policy Whitelist And Blacklist Mechanism To Control Session Commands Is Not Applied To Scripts

(Doc ID 2272871.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle Privileged Account Manager - Version 11.1.2.3.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Users are able to bypass the OPAM usage policy whitelist and blacklist mechanisms which are use to allow or disallow specific commands during session checkouts.

For example:
1. Sudo su – is not whitelisted in OPAM . Hence OPAMSH is blocking the command.
2. The user can run a .sh script file having the Sudo su, the sudu command is executed.
3. The user gets root access via script execution which should not be allowed.

Cause

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