Nagios 4.2.4 closes serious root privilege escalation bug

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If you’re using Nagios to monitor your systems, networks and infrastructure, and you have not updated to version 4.2.4, you better hop to it.

This latest release fixes a high severity root privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2016-9566) discovered by researcher Dawid Golunski, who published a proof-of-concept exploit for it on Thursday.

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