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Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook

By : Adrian Neagu
Book Image

Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook

By: Adrian Neagu

Overview of this book

For almost all organizations, data security is a matter of prestige and credibility. The Oracle Database is one of the most rich in features and probably the most used Database in a variety of industries where security is essential. To ensure security of data both in transit and on the disk, Oracle has implemented the security technologies to achieve a reliable and solid system. In Oracle 11g Anti-Hacker's Cookbook, you will learn about the most important solutions that can be used for better database security."Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook" covers all the important security measures and includes various tips and tricks to protect your Oracle Database."Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook" uses real-world scenarios to show you how to secure the Oracle Database server from different perspectives and against different attack scenarios. Almost every chapter has a possible threads section, which describes the major dangers that can be confronted. The initial chapters cover how to defend the operating system, the network, the data and the users. The defense scenarios are linked and designed to prevent these attacks. The later chapters cover Oracle Vault, Oracle VPD, Oracle Labels, and Oracle Audit. Finally, in the Appendices, the book demonstrates how to perform a security assessment against the operating system and the database, and how to use a DAM tool for monitoring.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Oracle 11g Anti-hacker's Cookbook
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Creating and using Oracle Vault command rules

Command rules can be used in Oracle Vault to restrict and protect database objects against DDL and DML statements, by imposing specific rules. Usually command rules are associated with rulesets, a subject covered in the next recipe. This association is made to permit or restrict certain statements following a logical rule at runtime.

Getting ready

In this recipe, we will create a command rule that will control attempts to select the EMP_DETAILS_VIEW by using the PL/SQL interface and a command rule that controls the use of the CREATE VIEW statement by using DVA. We will be using these two command rules again, in the Creating and using Oracle Vault rulesets recipe given later.

How to do it...

This can be done using the PL/SQL interface, as follows:

  1. Connect as the Oracle Vault Owner user and create the command rule, which controls the SELECT statements against EMP_DETAILS_VIEW:

    SQL> begin  dbms_macadm.create_command_rule (command=>'SELECT',rule_set_name...