Google Releases Nexus Security Update for March 2016

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After February and January Security Update, Google is little late this month but finally they are out with the latest Security update for Nexus devices.

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Google has provided fix for the major Keyring vulnerability which has affected around 66% Android devices. Overall, if we count than Google has addressed 19 issues all over the OS. The March update for Android addresses six Critical issues, eight High issues, and two Moderate issues.

Here’s a list of issues fixed in this update:

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-0815
CVE-2016-0816
Critical
Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities in libvpx CVE-2016-1621 Critical
Elevation of Privilege in Conscrypt CVE-2016-0818 Critical
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in the Qualcomm
Performance Component
CVE-2016-0819 Critical
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in MediaTek Wi-Fi Driver CVE-2016-0820 Critical
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Keyring Component CVE-2016-0728 Critical
Mitigation Bypass Vulnerability in the Kernel CVE-2016-0821 High
Elevation of Privilege in MediaTek Connectivity Driver CVE-2016-0822 High
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Kernel CVE-2016-0823 High
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in libstagefright CVE-2016-0824 High
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Widevine CVE-2016-0825 High
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-0826
CVE-2016-0827
High
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-0828
CVE-2016-0829
High
Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability in Bluetooth CVE-2016-0830 High
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Telephony CVE-2016-0831 Moderate
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Setup Wizard CVE-2016-0832 Moderate

 

The source code patches for OEMs is also going live in next 24 hours. Well, Nexus devices will soon be getting the March security update.

Anyone here revealed the March Security update?

 

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