+ Wednesday October 23rd, 2019

It’s February, so that means Google has released a new set of Android security patches that have been found and fixed in the last month. The update also means that Nexus devices still covered by the software update process will also be able to either flash a new image, or will receive an Over The Air (OTA) update with the new updates in a few days.

The list of issues included in the February security update with the associated Common Vulnerability and Exposure ID (CVE), as well as a description of and severity of the issue has been detailed by Google on their security blog:

Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Broadcom Wi-Fi DriverCVE-2016-0801
Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in MediaserverCVE-2016-0803
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Qualcomm Performance ModuleCVE-2016-0805Critical
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Qualcomm Wi-Fi DriverCVE-2016-0806Critical
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in the Debugger DaemonCVE-2016-0807Critical
Denial of Service Vulnerability in MinikinCVE-2016-0808High
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Wi-FiCVE-2016-0809High
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in MediaserverCVE-2016-0810High
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in libmediaplayerserviceCVE-2016-0811High
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Setup WizardCVE-2016-0812

As usual, the updated factory images for Nexus 5, 5X, 6, 6P, 7 (2013) – which all get build MMB29Q, while the Nexus 9 gets build MMB29R, the Nexus Player gets build MMB29U and finally, the Nexus like Pixel C gets build MXB48T based on Android 6.0.1. You can download the factory images as well as associated Binaries from the Nexus Factory Images page.

Source: Nexus Factory Images, and Google Security Bulletin.

Daniel Tyson  


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Dam the Nexus 4 misses out


Factory images are availabled? Not even sure what combination of words that was meant to be :-/

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ummm factory images available I presume?


I assume it was meant to be 2 words originally

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Ahh that makes more sense… I get what you mean now.

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