Like Microsoft's Patch Tuesday, Google has just posted its Android patches for the period of November 2019. This Android Security Patch is the monthly maintenance of the giant. We have solutions to vulnerabilities and bugs affecting the Android 10 mobile operating system.
This new Android Security Patch is designed to solve a total of 38 vulnerabilities in various key components of the system. This concerns eg Android Framework, Android Library, Media Framework, Android System, kernel components and some Qualcomm components. Users are welcome to install it as soon as possible.
Among the most critical vulnerabilities we can mention a flaw allowing a locally installed malicious application to bypass user permissions. A second problem allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. Finally, a failure allows a remote attacker to access additional permissions using a specially crafted transmission. It is specified
"The most serious of these problems is a critical security vulnerability in the System component. It can allow a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code in the context of a privileged process. ".
Android Security Patch and the Pixel Update for November 2019
In parallel, Google released a November 2019 pixel update providing solutions for 21 additional vulnerabilities in Linux kernel components, Qualcomm components, LG components, and Android Framework. We also find various improvements for supported Pixel phones.
These include improvements in display and camera quality for Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, support for Xbox Bluetooth controller (mapping) on Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL , Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a, Pixel 3a XL, Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL, multiple fixes for Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL devices blocked on startup and audio quality improvements lower speakers on the Pixel 3.