Ora-604 Ora-6502 Using DDL Trigger Which Uses ORA_SQL_TXT While Changing Password

(Doc ID 762326.1)

Last updated on JULY 05, 2017

Applies to:

PL/SQL - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 27-Aug-2013***


Attempting to change the password from SQLPLUS fails with the following error:

ORA-00604: error occurred at recursive SQL level 1
ORA-06502: PL/SQL: numeric or value error
ORA-06512: at line 9


The error started occuring after a DDL trigger using ORA_SQL_TXT built-in function was created and enabled.


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