PKGS-7308 - RPM output

(Software)

This information is provided as part of the Lynis community project. It is related to Lynis control PKGS-7308 and should be considered as-is and without guarantees. Any advice and commands should be tested before implementing them in production environments.

Description

Empty output of RPM command

How to solve

Some systems have rpm installed, yet no packages show up. In this case, this will be flagged as it could be an issue with your package manager or database. Check the system why it contains the rpm binary and if your package manager works as expected.

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