RE: Pete Finnigan's Oracle database password checker

  • From: John.Hallas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • To: guillermo.bort@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 8 Oct 2008 08:06:02 +0100

This is a neat PL/SQL routine which is very easy to customise to your

I downloaded the  tool yesterday but I am stil looking for a suitable
sandpit environment  to test it on

John Hallas
Oracle DBA
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC
Mobile: 07876 790540
E-mail: john.hallas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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From: "Bort, Guillermo" <guillermo.bort@xxxxxxx>
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Date: 08/10/2008 02:53AM
Subject: RE: Pete Finnigan's Oracle database password checker

It means the role has a password and that it most likely has a weak

I run it in a testing environment and got about 15 results, then run it in
a production database and got about 90 passwords. I am implementing a
password verification function now... any suggestions?

People REALLY need to start being careful about their passwords...

I will work on extending the dictionary to include spanish words... ¬¬


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