Conflicting report by IBM Guardium Security Assessment tool on default privileges granted to PUBLIC (Doc ID 2162427.1)

Last updated on JULY 25, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 12.1.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

IBM Guardium Security Assessment scans infrastructures (this includes databases) to detect threats and vulnerabilities, then suggests what action to take.

The problem is a conflicting requirement between Oracle and IBM Guardium.
When using IBM Guardium Security, there are bunch of roles that needs to be removed from PUBLIC. The IBM Guardium Security Assessment recommends revoking certain privileges from PUBLIC.

Cause

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