Tag Archives: ADR

Cryptographic flaws in Oracle Database authentication protocol

Recently a security researcher (Esteban Martinez Fayo) made the world aware of a problem with the O5LOGON Oracle database authentication protocol (used in 11g – 11.1 & 11.2). This problem, known as CVE-2012-3137, makes it relatively simple for attackers to … Continue reading

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adrci – No ADR base is set

Some time ago we had a problem using the adrci (ADR Command Interpreter) to look into some diagnostic information for a listener. After staring up the tool it came back with the warning “No ADR base is set”, even while … Continue reading

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Simulating ORA-errors

Sometimes it can be useful to simulate a problem in your database by simulating an ORA-error. After we had a nasty bug with Grid Control (GC suddenly wasn’t able to monitor the alertlog of 10.2.0.5 databases anymore, see my post … Continue reading

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