Re: lsnrctl passwords

From: Jared Still <>
Date: Mon, 14 Apr 2008 14:03:34 -0700
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On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 9:00 AM, Blanchard William <> wrote:

> Wouldn't they need access to your network in order to access the
> listener? I know that you can set up a similar entry in a listener.ora and
> remotely access the listener (I did this to prove it) but I was behind the
> firewall. I tried from home but wasn't able to access the listener using the
> same technique.

Malicious users can exist inside the network.

AKA employees

This can also happen accidentally, say a DBA copies a listener.ora to his PC for
modification, forgets to modify it, then stops the listener.


Jared Still
Certifiable Oracle DBA and Part Time Perl Evangelist

Received on Mon Apr 14 2008 - 16:03:34 CDT

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