Google Releases January 2018's Android Security Patch for Pixel & Nexus Devices
Google is kicking off 2018 strong with the release of January’s Android Security Patch for supported Pixel and Nexus devices, addressing a total of 38 security vulnerabilities.
Android Security Bulletin for January 2018 is here, on the second day of the year, as Google wants Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel C users to keep their devices secure at all time.
According to bulletin, Google has patched a total of 38 critical vulnerabilities across multiple components like the Android runtime, media framework, kernel, as well as LG, HTC, MediaTek, NVIDIA, and Qualcomm components.
“The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in Media framework that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process,” said Google.
Google also noted that no users are currently affe… (read more)
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