Password Case Is In-Sensitive For Proxy Authentication Over Thin JDBC Connection
(Doc ID 2436884.1)
Last updated on MAY 01, 2019
Applies to:Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 126.96.36.199 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Password sensitivity is not enforced for thin JDBC connections for proxy authentication in other words if the proxy user password is "proxypassword", authenticating the proxy connection with the password "PROXYPASSWORD" succeeds.
This behaviour is observed only for JDBC thin connections and not over thick connections(OCI) and can be reproduced with the following steps:
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