Friday, 10 June 2016

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Android in June released a security patch to solve dozens of problems, mainly related to various chip manufacturers hardware drivers. Qualcomm video drivers, sound drivers, GPU driver and Wifi drive many high-risk vulnerabilities are fixed. Among them, there are some loopholes permission leakage could allow a malicious application to execute malicious code, causing the device to be completely controlled.
In Broadom WiFi driver, NVIDIA camera driver and power management driver MediaTek also fixed a similar flaw. Through these vulnerabilities, Common procedures can be obtained privileges or system settings that do not have control of. In some cases, it could cause the running kernel code. But it is just the attacker has control of the service in some cases.
These findings also remind vulnerabilities chip makers: they drive will run in the sensitive areas of the system, so do adequate testing.
In addition to the repair and chip-related 21 drive system vulnerabilities related to outside, Google also fixes a number of vulnerabilities associated with media server components. Android Media Server handles audio and video, over the past few years, Google in this regard on security has been a lot of effort.
One of the high-risk vulnerabilities allow application content to the media server processes the code execution to obtain special permission.
In addition, it fixes a critical bug card SDK simulator layer, a UI framework moderate vulnerability, and event management in a loophole.
Google in June 6 Android firmware image Unlimited update, he supported Nexus devices can get updates, including: Nexus 5, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P. While Google is May 2 informed other equipment manufacturers, so they can be ready for the user to update the mirror as soon as possible.
Within the next 48 hours, these patches will update to AOSP (Android Open Source Project) on, Android firmware, and other items such communities can rely on AOSP update.

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