Chef Infra Client 16.17.18 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 16.17.18 of Chef Infra Client.

Compliance Phase Improvements

InSpec 4.50.3

Chef InSpec has been updated from 4.49.0 to 4.50.3 which adds Windows support to the http resource.


macOS 10.14 EOL

With the release of macOS 12, our N-2 macOS release policy now includes macOS 12, 11, and 10.15. macOS 10.14 packages will no longer be produced.


Ruby 2.7.5

Ruby has been updated from 2.7.4 to 2.7.5 to resolve the following CVEs:

  • CVE-2021-41817
  • CVE-2021-41816
  • CVE-2021-41819

Get the Build

As always, you can download binaries directly from or by using the mixlib-install command-line utility:

$ mixlib-install download chef -v 16.17.18

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

# In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chef -v 16.17.18
# In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex