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The Conditions In password_verify_function Not Applied When ALTER USER Privilege Granted (Doc ID 2363109.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After running the UTLPWDMG and setting the password_verify_function to the DEFAULT profiles, we noticed that the policies/limitations/rules are not enforced as they should and as they are defined in the function.

select * from dba_profiles where profile='DEFAULT';

PROFILE          RESOURCE_NAME                                      RESOURCE LIMIT
-------------     ------------------------------------------------- ------------------------------------------------
DEFAULT         COMPOSITE_LIMIT KERNEL                          UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         SESSIONS_PER_USER KERNEL                     UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         CPU_PER_SESSION KERNEL                         UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         CPU_PER_CALL KERNEL                               UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         LOGICAL_READS_PER_SESSION KERNEL       UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         LOGICAL_READS_PER_CALL KERNEL             UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         IDLE_TIME KERNEL                                      UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         CONNECT_TIME KERNEL                               UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         PRIVATE_SGA KERNEL                                 UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         FAILED_LOGIN_ATTEMPTS PASSWORD         10
DEFAULT         PASSWORD_LIFE_TIME PASSWORD              180
DEFAULT         PASSWORD_REUSE_TIME PASSWORD           5
DEFAULT         PASSWORD_REUSE_MAX PASSWORD            UNLIMITED
DEFAULT         PASSWORD_VERIFY_FUNCTION                    PASSWORD VERIFY_FUNCTION_11G
DEFAULT         PASSWORD_LOCK_TIME PASSWORD             1
DEFAULT         PASSWORD_GRACE_TIME PASSWORD           7

Changes

 Granted ALTER USER privilege to the user that was used for testing this.

Cause

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