Android Security

Google’s Android security updates are up for September

We have several images that are now available with the September security patch, however, the Nexus 6P Nougat is missing from that list.

  • 2016-09-01 — patches for a pair of Critical remote code execution vulnerabilities, many serious Elevation of Privilege vulnerabilities, several Information Disclosure vulnerabilities, and a pair of Denial of Service vulnerabilities all within Android itself.
  • 2016-09-05 — Everything in the 2016-09-01 patch, as well as patches for several kernel related Elevation of Privilege vulnerabilities, many Qualcomm driver-related vulnerabilities, and Elevation of privilege vulnerabilities found in other third-party drivers.
  • 2016-09-06 — Everything in the 2016-09-01 and 2016-09-05 patches, as well as a fix for a Critical Elevation of Privilege vulnerability in the kernel shared memory subsystem and a fix for a vulnerability in a Qualcomm networking component.
BulletinLanguagesPublished DateAndroid Security Patch Level
August 2016Coming soonAugust 1, 2016August 1, 2016: [2016-08-01]
August 5, 2016: [2016-08-05]

Source: Android Security Bulletin | Android Central | OTA images

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