Chef Workstation 0.2.43 Released!

We are delighted to announce the availability of version 0.2.43 of Chef Workstation.

New Features

  • New option: chef generate cookbook --kitchen (dokken|vagrant) Generate cookbooks with a specific kitchen configuration (defaults to vagrant).


Chef 14.8.12

ChefDK now ships with Chef 14.8.12. See for more information on what's new.


OpenSSL updated to 1.0.2q to resolve:

  • Microarchitecture timing vulnerability in ECC scalar multiplication (CVE-2018-5407)
  • Timing vulnerability in DSA signature generation (CVE-2018-0734)

Updated Components and Tools

  • kitchen-ec2: 3.0.6 -> 3.0.6
  • inspec: 3.0.52 -> 3.2.6
  • test-kitchen: 1.23.2 -> 1.24.0

Get the Build

If you are running the experimental application you can download this version from the menu after the app next update check. You can also download binaries directly from

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