Re: PUBLIC privileges on XDB$ACL

From: Rich Jesse <>
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2012 08:48:47 -0500 (CDT)
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David writes:

> I'm trying to track down the source of a overly permissive privilege issue
> on XDB$ACL. At about Oracle 9.2 when Oracle XML Database is installed it
> seems catqm.sql (or one of its sub-scripts) executed
> "grant all on XDB.XDB$ACL to public"

In (AIX), it's in ?/rdbms/admin/catxdbz.sql, apparently from 02/19/02 and with a comment of "Make XDB$ACL writeable by all users" immediately preceding it.

The "commit" following the GRANT is curious....


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