Supermarket 2.3.2 Security Release

Supermarket 2.3.2* is now available. This release contains bug fixes, minor enhancements, and security updates. Supermarket version 2.3.2 is a recommended update for all users running their own instances of Supermarket. Packages are available in the stable repository. Upgrading to this version can be as simple as a chef-client run on your hosts—if you’ve left […]

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Chef talks security with Federal Trade Commission on Feb. 9

We’re big proponents of bringing compliance and security into the development process early and often. As it turns out, so is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). During the FTC’s “Start with Security” event in Seattle, our own Julian Dunn will join panelists from DocuSign and Socrata for “Integrating Security into the Development Pipeline”. Here’s a […]

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Nordstrom turning over Chef-Vault ownership to Chef

This is a guest post from our friend Doug Ireton at Nordstrom, detailing key information about the transfer of ownership for Chef-Vault from the Nordstrom team to Chef. # What is chef-vault? Chef-Vault is a tool to help engineers securely manage passwords, SSL certs, and other secrets in Chef Recipes. Originally developed by Nordstrom during a […]

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Chef Policies: Why, What, and How

On Wednesday, September 30th, software engineer Joshua Timberman presented a webinar on Chef Policies, a new feature of Chef. Policies combine the best parts of roles, environments, and client-side dependency resolvers such as Berkshelf into a single, easy-to-use workflow. By using policies, you can apply a specific set of cookbooks to a node or nodes with […]

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Security Releases: Chef Server 12, Enterprise Chef 11, Chef Manage

Ohai Chefs! Today we have releases of Chef Server 12.1.0, Enterprise Chef Server 11.3.2, and Chef Manage 1.17.0 which contain the following security updates: Redis 2.8.21 This update addresses CVE-2015-4335, a remote code execution vulnerability in Redis. We recommend that users of Chef Manage and of Chef Server in HA or Tiered topologies update as […]

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