BlackBerry releases November 2019 Android Security Update

BlackBerry has today rolled out the November 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-2019-2193
Elevation of Privilege in FrameworkCVE-2019-2195
Information Disclosure in FrameworkCVE-2019-2197
Information Disclosure in FrameworkCVE-2019-2211
Remote Code Execution in LibraryCVE-2019-2201
Elevation of Privilege in Media FrameworkCVE-2019-2203
Remote Code Execution in SystemCVE-2019-2205
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2206
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2207
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2209
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2212
Information Disclosure in FrameworkCVE-2019-2196
Information Disclosure in FrameworkCVE-2019-2198
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2036
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel ComponentsCVE-2019-2213
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel ComponentsCVE-2019-2215
Vulnerability in Qualcomm ComponentsCVE-2019-10571
Vulnerability in Qualcomm ComponentsCVE-2019-2310
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-10511
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-10559
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-2288
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-2337

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 November 1, 2019 or later.

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

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