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Oracle Advanced PL/SQL Developer Professional Guide by Saurabh Gupta

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Immunizing SQL injection attacks

We will discuss the ways to immunize code against SQL injection in detail. Besides the ways which are listed above, we will discuss some additional tricks too, to reduce SQL injection attacks.

Reducing the attack's surface

Reducing the attack's surface is one of the preventive measures that are proactively used to fight the SQL injection attacks. It aims to minimize the area of operation and visibility of the hackers by controlling the privileges and execution rights of a user on the accessible subprograms. The technique is helpful when a user plays a defined role in an application but is still bestowed with a lot more irrelevant privileges from the admin. The attack perimeter can be reduced by:

  • Controlling the ...

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