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Android Security Update – Code Execution Flaw Let Hackers Control Your Android Device Remotely – Update Now

Android security bulletin published new security updates with the fixes for critical vulnerabilities that affected Android devices.

Patched vulnerabilities Include 2 remote code execution vulnerabilities let hackers execute the code remotely to control the vulnerable Android devices, also these  two critical vulnerabilities impact all Android 7.0 or later devices.

Google patched totally 11 vulnerabilities that include, two remote code execution vulnerability affected the media framework under “critical” severity and 9 “high” severity vulnerabilities that exist in system and Framework.

CVE-2019-2027 and CVE-2019-2028, Two remote code execution vulnerabilities enable a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code using a specially crafted file within the context of a privileged process.

CVE-2019-2026, A high severity vulnerability affected Android Framework let the local attacker gain additional permissions bypass with user interaction.

Remaining 8 other system level high severity vulnerabilities, enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.

Remaining 8 other system level high severity vulnerabilities, enable a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.

Android Security Update

Media Framework

CVEReferencesTypeSeverityUpdated AOSP versions
CVE-2019-2027A-119120561RCECritical7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9
CVE-2019-2028A-120644655RCECritical7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9

Framework

CVEReferencesTypeSeverityUpdated AOSP versions
CVE-2019-2026A-120866126EoPHigh8.0

System

CVEReferencesTypeSeverityUpdated AOSP versions
CVE-2019-2030A-119496789EoPHigh9
CVE-2019-2031A-120502559EoPHigh7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9
CVE-2019-2033A-121327565EoPHigh9
CVE-2019-2034A-122035770EoPHigh7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9
CVE-2019-2035A-122320256EoPHigh7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9
CVE-2019-2038A-121259048IDHigh7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9
CVE-2019-2039A-121260197IDHigh7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0, 8.1, 9
CVE-2019-2040A-122316913IDHigh9

All the Android users are requested to update your phone immediately to apply the latest Android security patch.

To learn how to check a device’s security patch level, see Check and update your Android version.

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