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CREATE USER System Privilege Not Being Audited (Doc ID 310876.1)

Last updated on MARCH 04, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 9.2.0.1 to 11.2.0.2.0 [Release 9.2 to 11.2]
Oracle Database Cloud Schema Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Cloud Machine - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Exadata Express Cloud Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Auditing the CREATE USER system privilege does not work as expected : it does not audit users who attempt to use CREATE USER without the privilege granted :

SQL> AUDIT create user;
SQL> connect  / as sysdba

SQL> create user b identified by XX;

SQL> grant create session to b;

SQL> connect  b/XX

SQL> create user c identified by XX;

ERROR at line 1:
ORA-01031: insufficient privileges

SQL> connect  / as sysdba

SQL> select username from dba_audit_trail where action_name='CREATE USER' ;

no rows selected

Changes

 

Cause

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