Oracle getting anyone’s password

I just published a blog post on how to get the oracle database link password if for some reason we have forgotten it.Brian Fitzgerald respond to me with :

Indeed this is a very good point ! And here is how we can do that using GDB :

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Tracing Memory access of an oracle process : Intel PinTools

This blog post is motivated by a conversation with Frits Hoogland on his great blog post The curious case of the missing semctl call about how he managed to find  a useful memory address (suspecting a fixed SGA variable) used by a process in his investigation.So here i will show how we can easily generates a trace of all/range of memory addresses referenced by a program with an acceptable overhead.

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