As expected, Google has this morning released the November security patch for Android, with updates available now for selected Pixel and Nexus devices.
There’s two releases as per usual, one dated the 1st of November and the other the 5th of November, with fixes for Framework, Media Framework and System included in the 1st of November patch, while the 5th of November patch contains manufacturer specific fixes for Qualcomm and further Framework fixes.
- Pixel 2/Pixel 2XL, Pixel 3/Pixel 3 XL – 9.0.0 (PQ1A.181105.017.A1, Nov 2018)
- Pixel/Pixel XL – N/A
- Pixel C – 8.1.0 (OPM8.181105.002, Nov 2018)
- Nexus 5X/Nexus 6P – 8.1.0 (OPM7.181105.004, Nov 2018)
As has been the case for a while now, Google has specifically included fixes for Pixel, Pixel 2 and for the first time Pixel 3 phones with the update this month addressing these issues:
|A-111401911||Display||Improved performance for devices using picture-in-picture||Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-109769728||Framework||Improved Strongbox symmetric key generation requests||Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-112198479||Display||Improved performance for apps using picture-in-picture||Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|
|A-112714177||Notifications||Improved stability for notifications||Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL|