Problems After Revoking Execute On DBMS_SQL, DBMS_JOB, DBMS_LOB, DBMS_RANDOM, and DBMS_OBFUSCATION_TOOLKIT From PUBLIC (Doc ID 1165830.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 28, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 10.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 24-Oct-2014***

Symptoms

- Export hangs/fails
- Import hangs/fails
- SQL*Loader does not work

Changes

User revoked the execute privilege on DBMS_SQL, DBMS_JOB, DBMS_LOB, DBMS_RANDOM, and DBMS_OBFUSCATION_TOOLKIT from PUBLIC like below:

SQL> revoke execute on DBMS_SQL from public;
SQL> revoke execute on DBMS_JOB from public;
etc...

Cause

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