Testing for Oracle

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OWASP Testing Guide v2 Table of Contents

Brief Summary

Testing an Oracle database server can be very beneficial to the security of the application. It is common that the database port (E.g. 1521) is protected by the firewall but can be accessible on the internal LAN. If the Oracle database is not hardened internal "insider attacks" may occur.

Description of the Issue

...here: Short Description of the Issue: Topic and Explanation

Black Box testing and example

Testing for Weak Account Passwords:
Result Expected:

Testing for Communication infrastructure & Availability:
Result Expected:

Gray Box testing and example

Testing for Authentication credential management:

  • Unlimited failed login attempts
  • Password Expiry
  • Password reuse
  • Unencrypted Database Link Password
  • Default Roles
  • PUBLIC Object Permissions
  • UTL Package Permissions
  • Default Tablespace

Result Expected:



OWASP Testing Guide v2

Here is the OWASP Testing Guide v2 Table of Contents