ChefDK 2.3.3 Released

we’ve released ChefDK 2.3.3 to restore macOS builds. The release notes for the 2.3 release are below. Thanks for your patience!

Release Highlights

ChefDK 2.3 includes Ruby 2.4.2 to fix the following CVEs:

  • CVE-2017-0898
  • CVE-2017-10784
  • CVE-2017-14033
  • CVE-2017-14064

The 2.2.1 release includes RubyGems 2.6.13 to fix the following CVEs:

  • CVE-2017-0899
  • CVE-2017-0900
  • CVE-2017-0901
  • CVE-2017-0902

ChefDK 2.3 includes:

  • Chef 13.4.19
  • InSpec 1.36.1
  • Berkshelf 6.3.1
  • Chef Vault 3.3.0
  • Foodcritic 11.4.0
  • Test Kitchen 1.17.0
  • Stove 6.0

Stove is now included

We are now shipping stove in ChefDK, to aid users in uploading their
cookbooks to supermarkets.

The cookbook generator now adds a LICENSE file

The cookbook generator now adds a LICENSE file when creating a new

Please see the CHANGELOG for the complete list of changes.

Get the Build

As always, you can download binaries directly from or by using the new mixlib-install command line utility available in ChefDK 0.19.6 or greater.

$ mixlib-install download chefdk -v 2.3

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

# In Shell
$ curl | sudo bash -s -- -P chefdk -v 2.3

# In Windows Powershell
. { iwr -useb } | iex; install -project chefdk -version 2.3

If you want to give this version a spin in Test Kitchen, create or add the following to a .kitchen.local.yml file:

  product_name: chefdk
  product_version: 2.3