Google brings out security patches for Nexus devices




Google close to the monthly patch round Nexus handsets significant errors that make it possible to execute malicious code remotely. Of the seven patches, five are located in the extension of the notorious Stage Fright bug.

This makes it the fourth monthly patch of Google for its Nexus devices. The company promised to offer improvement in rolling out patches after the first Stage Fright bug and would monthly patches. Of the seven squashed bugs, there are two ‘critical’, four ‘high’ and ‘moderate’. The bugs have codes cve CVE-2015-6608 to -6615. This libstagefright now has a CVE number CVE-2015 to 6610. That libstagefright still had no private cve number, stunned Zimperium, the discoverer of the Stage Fright bug in October in the discovery of several other bugs.

The Nexus devices anywhere should get an ota in the coming days, are among others the Nexus 4, 5, 5X, 6, 6P, 7, 9 and 10. The entire list can be found on the Google developer blog, along with instructions to flash the device.

One of the main problems that poem, the “vulnerability where code can be executed remotely via methods such as email, browsing and MMS when opening media files,” writes Google Groups at the Forum.


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