BlackBerry has today rolled out the October 2017 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 GateKeeperResponse||CVE-2017-0806|
|Elevation of Privilege in UI Framework||CVE-2017-0807|
|Remote Code Execution in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0809|
|Remote Code Execution in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0810|
|Remote Code Execution in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0811|
|Information Disclosure in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0815|
|Information Disclosure in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0816|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Network Subsystem||CVE-2017-9075|
|Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Network Subsystem||CVE-2017-9714|
|Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Linux boot||CVE-2017-9683|
|Information Disclosure in File System||CVE-2017-0808|
|Denial of Service in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0813|
|Denial of Service in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0814|
|Information Disclosure in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0817|
|Denial of Service in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0818|
|Denial of Service in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0819|
|Denial of Service in Media Framework||CVE-2017-0820|
|Elevation of Privilege in Camera||CVE-2017-0822|
|Information Disclosure in RILD||CVE-2017-0823|
|Information Disclosure in Broadcom WiFi Driver||CVE-2017-0825|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel SCSI Driver||CVE-2017-7187|
|Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm SPS Driver||CVE-2017-9686|
|Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Video Driver||CVE-2017-9706|
|Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm SoC Driver||CVE-2017-9697|
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 the following Android security patch level October 5, 2017 or later.
Updated software builds may also be available from other retailers or carriers, dependent on their deployment schedules.