Automate 2 version 20210713164523 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 20210713164523 of Chef Automate 2.

New Features

  • You can now search and delete the Policyfiles from Chef Infra Server. Navigate to the Policyfiles tab: Infrastructure > Chef Infra Server > Server Name > Organization > Policyfiles. (#5321, #5307)

Compliance Profile Updates

  • Compliance profiles are updated to version 1.0.0/20210707133250, which includes the following profile (#5297):

Server motd regular expression bug fix - centOS 8.
Fix for - RHEL 7 v 2.2.0 - 5.3.1 control.
Fix for - Tomcat 8 V 1.1.0 - Bug Fix (Fixed Nokogiri dependency ).
Fix for - Server does not find files in /etc/sudoers.d - CentOS 8.
Fix for - Expand user shell timeout check to scan files in /etc/profiles.d - CentOS 8.
STIG Windows 2012/2012 R2 Domain Controller v3.1.0.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the User Preference Settings in Chef Automate (#5284)

Security Improvements

We have made the following security improvements (Examples: New Security Configurations): (#5286)

Enabled Strict-Transport-Security header in API
Enabled Cross-site scripting (XSS) filters in browsers
Disabled Content Sniffing
Enabled X-Content-Type-Options header
Enabled X-XSS-Protection header
Enabled HTTP Strict-Transport-Security header

Chef Product Versions

This release uses:

  • Chef Habitat version: 1.6.181/20201030172917
  • Chef Habitat Builder version: 8997/20200812161534
  • Chef Infra Server version: 14.4.4/20210520120637
  • Chef InSpec version: 4.24.32/20210112215549

Service Versions

This release uses:

  • Postgres: 9.6.11
  • ElasticSearch: 6.8.14
  • Nginx: 1.19.2
  • Haproxy: 2.2.2

View the package manifest for the latest release.

How to Upgrade

By default Chef Automate 2 will automatically upgrade to this new version. If you have disabled automatic upgrades you can manually initiate an upgrade by running:

chef-automate upgrade run

As always, we welcome your feedback and invite you to contact us directly or share your feedback online. Thanks for using Chef Automate 2!