Stemcell Security

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This section provides links to topics about how Pivotal implements security in the stemcell layer of Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF).

  • Floating Stemcells: How PCF automatically upgrades all compatible products when a new stemcell is available.
  • Linux Stemcell Hardening: How Pivotal secures Linux stemcells through regular testing and minimizing their surface of vulnerability.

For more information about stemcell availability and related security fixes, see Stemcell Release Notes.