How to use database authentication with strong SHA-1 password verifiers exclusively (updated for CVE-2012-3137). (Doc ID 463999.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version 11.2.0.2 to 11.2.0.4 [Release 11.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

The goal of these instructions are to use strong SHA-1 password verifiers exclusively and abandon the use of the proprietary Oracle password hashing algorithm.

Solution

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