Google Confirms Android 10 Will Repair 193 Safety Vulnerabilities (forbes.com)
on Sunday August 25, 2019 @11:34AM
from the not-so-sweet-treats dept.
“Had been it not for third-party elements, the August Android Safety Bulletin would have been the primary report back to be launched with solely a single important vulnerability discovered,” studies TechRepublic. “Nevertheless, with the inclusion of Broadcom and Qualcomm elements, there are seven in complete.”
In the meantime, Forbes studies on what’s being fastened in September’s launch of Android 10:
193 Android safety vulnerabilities wanted to be fastened, protecting a broad swathe of elevation of privilege, distant code execution, info disclosure and denial of service classes. Two of those are within the Android runtime itself, one other two within the library and 24 within the framework. The majority, nonetheless, is break up between the Android media framework with 68 vulnerabilities and the Android system with 97. All have been scored as “reasonable” severity.
The excellent news is that every one shall be fastened by the default Android 10 patch stage of 2019-09-01 on launch of the brand new OS. Additionally on the constructive information entrance, the safety bulletin replace acknowledged that “we’ve had no studies of energetic buyer exploitation or abuse of those newly reported points.”
What this nation wants is an effective 5 cent microcomputer.