Pivotal Cloud Foundry v1.10

Stemcell Release Notes

This topic includes release notes for stemcells used with Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) versions 1.10.x.


Release Date: May 22, 2017

  • Periodic Ubuntu stemcells update


Release Date: April 25, 2017

  • Bump Ubuntu stemcells for USN-3265-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerabilities


Release Date: April 5, 2017

  • Bump Ubuntu stemcells for USN-3256-2: Linux kernel (HWE) vulnerability


  • Made AWS AMI backing snapshot public to support encryption of boot disks


Release Date: March 31, 2017

  • Bump Ubuntu stemcells for USN-3249-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerability


Release Date: March 9, 2017

  • Bumps Ubuntu stemcells for USN-3220-2: Linux kernel (Xenial HWE) vulnerability


Release Date: February 16, 2017

Reported Problems:

  • DO NOT USE azure stemcell as it may cause data loss.

  • Out of memory errors still exists in Kernel

    • will be fixed around Feb 20.
  • rsyslog version updated to 8.24.0, regressing on issue #1537

  • AWS Light stemcell has incorrect name once imported

  • BOSH SSH does not work on BOSH Lite


  • Add more auditd rules

  • Fix CentOS initramfs to load necessary kernel modules

  • Disable boot loader login

  • Increasing tcpmaxsync_backlog

  • Disabling any DSA host keys

  • Add bosh_sshers group and assign it to vcap user

    • Only allow users in bosh_sshers group to SSH


  • Log Agent API access events in CEF format to syslog (vcap.agent topic)

  • Allow configuring swap size through env.bosh.swap_size (example: env.bosh.swap_size: 0)

  • Prepare for SHA2 releases

  • Allow setting fetching to work with base64 encoded user data

  • Do not delaycompress in logrotate

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