procedure uses dbms_lob but get message needs to to be declared

What does this message mean?  Does the user I am logged into need to have execute privileges to use it in a procedure?  I tried to use sys.dbms_lob and I get the same message.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
Were you trying to execute dbms_lob inside a procedure or function?
Was execute granted on dbms_lob via a role?

If so, that is the problem.

Inside a stored procedure or function, you need to explicitly grant execute to the code owner not through a role.
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tangocoderAuthor Commented:
Yes, I think that is the issue.  They always want to limit access of usage.  Thank you.
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slightwv (䄆 Netminder) Commented:
>>They always want to limit access of usage

That is a good thing.  Minimal permissions should be the standard.  You just need to understand what can and cannot be granted through a role.
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