yum/dnf update fails with Problem: The operation would result in removing the following protected packages: kernel-core

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Issue

When updating the kernel, yum fails with:

# yum update kernel
Error:
 Problem: The operation would result in removing the following protected packages: kernel-core
(try to add '--skip-broken' to skip uninstallable packages or '--nobest' to use not only best candidate packages)

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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