Google Releases February Android Security Update for Nexus Devices

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Google Releases February Android Security Update for Nexus Devices

Google has begun revealing the February month to month Android security upgrade for the Nexus scope of gadgets, and in addition its as of late dispatched Pixel C tablet. The organization says that the security overhaul is currently accessible for Nexus gadgets through an over-the-air (OTA) redesign.
The inquiry goliath has likewise distributed changelogs on the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) for its accomplices and different makers, with source code patches for the February Android security overhaul for gadgets running Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow and Android 5.1.1 Lollipop set to be discharged throughout the following 48 hours. Google has likewise posted the new production line pictures with the February Android security upgrade for Nexus gadgets on the Google Developer site.
In its Nexus Security Bulletin, Google said the February Android security overhaul has settled a standout amongst the most serious security vulnerabilities that could empower remote code execution on an influenced gadget through numerous strategies, (for example, email, Web searching, and MMS) when preparing media documents. It included that the remote code execution weakness in Broadcom’s Wi-Fi driver is likewise basic seriousness as it could permit remote code execution on an influenced gadget while associated with the same system as the aggressor. The organization however said that it got no reports of dynamic client misuse of the recently reported issues.
A percentage of the other basic security vulnerabilities settled in the upgrade by Google incorporate remote code execution helplessness in mediaserver, height of benefit weakness in Qualcomm execution module, rise of benefit defenselessness in Qualcomm Wi-Fi driver, and rise of benefit powerlessness in the debugger daemon. Much like the January security redesign, the February Android security overhaul is simply centered around security alters and does not update the Android variant.
The Nexus 5, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6, and Nexus 6P will get the new Android security OTA redesign with manufacture MMB29Q. The same form will be accessible for Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi and LTE. The Nexus 9 Wi-Fi just and LTE will get OTA upgrades with construct MMB29R. Nexus Player will begin getting OTA security redesigns with manufacture MMB29U while Google has surprisingly added Pixel C tablet to the parcel and is presently accepting the new form MXB48T.

Elsewhere in the world, BlackBerry has begun seeding the February Android security overhaul for its Priv cell phone, which still runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop.

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