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BlackBerry releases May 2020 Android Security Update

It may not be the June update but better than nothing

BlackBerry has released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in BlackBerry powered by Android smartphones. The update addresses issues in the May 2020 Android Security Bulletin that affect BlackBerry powered by Android smartphones.

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:

Summary  CVE
Elevation of Privilege in Framework  CVE-2019-5018
Information Disclosure in Framework  CVE-2019-8457
Elevation of Privilege in Framework  CVE-2020-0081
Information Disclosure in Framework  CVE-2019-9936
Elevation of Privilege in Framework  CVE-2020-0096
Elevation of Privilege in Framework  CVE-2020-0098
Information Disclosure in Media Framework  CVE-2020-0093
Information Disclosure in Media Framework  CVE-2020-0100
Information Disclosure in Media Framework  CVE-2020-0101
Remote Code Execution in System  CVE-2020-0070
Remote Code Execution in System  CVE-2020-0071
Remote Code Execution in System  CVE-2020-0073 CVE-2020-0072
Elevation of Privilege in System  CVE-2020-0024
Elevation of Privilege in System  CVE-2020-0102
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components  CVE-2019-19524
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components  CVE-2019-19532
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components  CVE-2019-19807
Information Disclosure in Kernel Components  CVE-2019-19536
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2019-14131
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2019-14070
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2019-14053
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2019-14087
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2020-3610
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2020-3630
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components  CVE-2020-3680
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-10588
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-10609
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14110
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14112
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14113
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14114
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-10589
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-10610
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14009
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14011
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14018
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14019
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14021
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2019-14033
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components  CVE-2020-3616

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 1, 2020 or later.

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

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