ORA-06512: at "SYS.NAME_SECURITY" for Tablespace or User or Any DDLs like ALTER CREATE DROP RESET password (Doc ID 1485505.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2015

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When try to drop/create/alter tablespace gives tablespace related errors mentioned below with ORA-06512: at "SYS.NAME_SECURITY"

ORA-25153: Temporary Tablespace is Empty
ORA-01157: cannot identify/lock data file 201 - see DBWR trace file
ORA-01110: data file 201: '+DATA_GRP1/weekcrte/tempfile/temp1'

Even when try to reset the password and login users could get the errors mentioned below with ORA-06512: at "SYS.NAME_SECURITY"

ORA-28001: the password has expired
ORA-06531: Reference to uninitialized collection
ORA-04063: package body "SYS.NAME_SECURITY" has errors

Examples:

Tablespace DDLs: 

Changes

Followed <Note 1482694.1>  Mitigation steps for CVE-2012-3132

Cause

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