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

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


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.




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