Oracle default login and password: SYS/CHANGE_ON_INSTALL
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Each Oracle database has several default username/password combinations. In one default combination, the login is "SYS" and the password is "CHANGE_ON_INSTALL".
If the account is not needed, disable or delete the account from the system.
If the account is required, change the default login and password to a value that is difficult to guess.
- NGSSoftware Insight Security Research, 10th January 2002: Hackproofing Oracle Application Server.
- CVE-2002-1637: Multiple components in Oracle 9i Application Server (9iAS) are installed with over 160 default usernames and passwords, including (1) SYS, (2) SYSTEM, (3) AQJAVA, (4) OWA, (5) IMAGEUSER, (6) USER1, (7) USER2, (8) PLSQL, (9) DEMO, (10) FINANCE, and many others, which allows attackers to gain privileges.
- US-CERT VU#712723: Oracle 9iAS default configuration uses well-known default passwords
- Oracle Database Server
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