BlackBerry releases May 2019 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices

BlackBerry has today rolled out the May 2019 Android Security update to BlackBerry Android devices.

The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. BlackBerry releases security bulletins to notify users of its Android smartphones about available security fixes.

The following vulnerabilities have been remediated in this update:

Elevation of Privilege in FrameworkCVE-2019-2043
Remote Code Execution in Media FrameworkCVE-2019-2044
Remote Code Execution in SystemCVE-2019-2045
Remote Code Execution in SystemCVE-2019-2046
Remote Code Execution in SystemCVE-2019-2047
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2050
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2051
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2052
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2053
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel ComponentsCVE-2019-2054
Vulnerability in Qualcomm ComponentsCVE-2018-11955
Vulnerability in Qualcomm ComponentsCVE-2018-13919
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-2256
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-2255
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2018-13902
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2018-13906
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2018-13907
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2018-13908
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2018-13911
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2018-5913

If you own an Android device from BlackBerry and are not seeing the system update message, you can check manually by heading into Settings -> About phone -> System updates and checking manually. Look for Android security patch level May 5 2019 or later.

Updated software builds may also be available from other retailers or carriers, dependent on their deployment schedules.

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