Chef 13.10.0 Released!

Ohai Chefs!

We’re happy to announce the release of Chef v13.10!

Release Highlights


  • Resolves a duplicate logging getting created when redirecting stdout
  • Using --recipe-url with a local file on Windows no longer fails
  • Service resource no longer throws Ruby deprecation warnings on Windows

Ohai 13.10 Improvements

  • Correctly identify the platform_version on the final release of Amazon Linux 2.0
  • Detect nodes with the DMI data of “OpenStack Compute” as being OpenStack nodes

Security Updates

ffi Gem

  • CVE-2018-1000201: DLL loading issue which can be hijacked on Windows OS

Get the Build

As always, you can download binaries directly from or by using the mixlib-install command line utility available in ChefDK.

$ mixlib-install download chef -v 13.10.0

Alternatively, you can install Chef using one of the following command options:

# In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chef -v 13.10.0

# In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex; install -project chef -version 13.10.0