Security response: bash on Windows Chef Client, Chef DK, and Push Jobs Client packages (CVE-2014-6271)

We’ve verified that for Windows platforms only, the Chef Client, Chef DK, and Push Jobs Client packages contain versions of the bash command interpreter that are affected by CVE-2014-6271, the “ShellShock” advisory. Chef Software has reviewed the advisory and does not believe that this presents a critical risk to users because the bash shell is […]

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Getting Ready for Chef + PowerShell DSC

Today we’d like to share the Supermarket debut of the PowerShell DSC cookbook for Chef, an early preview of Chef integration with PowerShell Desired State Configuration (DSC) on Windows. This cookbook allows you to author recipes using any DSC resources available on your system, seamlessly surfacing them as Chef resources you can use in your cookbooks. Integration […]

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knife-ec2 0.8.0 released

Ohai Chefs. We’ve released knife-ec2 0.8.0, now available for gem install on your workstation. This release includes improvements around connectivity options for the bootstrap process, particularly for VPC instances. THANK YOU! to all of our contributors for your work on this release, and also to everyone who took the time to report defects. We’d like […]

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