Rule Check: Package Presence
The Package Presence check compares the specified package name or names with the installed set of packages on the server being scanned. Depending on which option you choose, the check fails and an event is generated if a listed package is not installed, or is installed, or if an installed package is not listed.
The name of the package to look for. Any complete package name or a comma-delimited list of package names is acceptable. Wildcards are not supported.
Some valid examples:
Some examples that will not work:
|Should be installed||
If you choose this, all of the listed packages should be installed. If any is missing, the check fails.
|Should not be installed||
If you choose this, none of the listed packages should be installed. If any is installed, the check fails. (The check fiunctions as a blacklist.)
|Allowed to be installed||
If you choose this, any of the listed packages is acceptable to be installed. If any installed package is not in the list, the check fails. (The check functions as a whitelist.)
|Remedial Suggestion (optional)||
Description of how you plan to remediate situations in which this check fails.
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