Nagios 4.2.4 closes serious root privilege escalation bug

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.