Yum Fails with "Error: database disk image is malformed" in /var/log/messages (Doc ID 2221160.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 01, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Unable to execute any command related to yum and below error messages found in /var/log/messages file.

For example:

 

Cause

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