Google is rolling out June’s Android Security Patch to Nexus Devices


Google is currently rolling out June’s Android Security patch to Nexus Devices. Google also tells us that partners have had access to the warnings in this month’s bulletin since May 2 or earlier.

June Android Security Patch

With this Android Security Patch 21 different vulnerabilities are fixed. The major bugs which are fixed in this is remote code execution is enabled when MMS when processing media files, web browsing,etc. So people who are getting these kind of problems should Update this Android Security Patch.

Also Read: Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge starts Getting June Security Update

Although earlier in Spain before this month Samsung has updated their flagship devices to the Android Security Patch Level to June 1, 2016.

Quick Summary

  • Exploitation for many issues on Android is made more difficult by enhancements in newer versions of the Android platform. We encourage all users to update to the latest version of Android where possible.
  • The Android Security team actively monitors for abuse with Verify Apps and SafetyNet, which are designed to warn users about Potentially Harmful Applications. Verify Apps is enabled by default on devices with Google Mobile Services, and is especially important for users who install applications from outside of Google Play. Device rooting tools are prohibited within Google Play, but Verify Apps warns users when they attempt to install a detected rooting application—no matter where it comes from. Additionally, Verify Apps attempts to identify and block installation of known malicious applications that exploit a privilege escalation vulnerability. If such an application has already been installed, Verify Apps will notify the user and attempt to remove the detected application.
  • As appropriate, Google Hangouts and Messenger applications do not automatically pass media to processes such as Mediaserver.



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