BlackBerry releases August 2019 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices


BlackBerry has today rolled out the August 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 Android RuntimeCVE-2019-2120
Elevation of Privilege in FrameworkCVE-2019-2122
Elevation of Privilege in FrameworkCVE-2019-2125
Remote Code Execution in Media FrameworkCVE-2019-2126
Elevation of Privilege in Media FrameworkCVE-2019-2128
Information Disclosure in Media FrameworkCVE-2019-2129
Remote Code Execution in SystemCVE-2019-2130
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2131
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2132
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2133
Elevation of Privilege in SystemCVE-2019-2134
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2135
Information Disclosure in SystemCVE-2019-2136
Elevation of Privilege in Media FrameworkCVE-2019-2128
Vulnerability in Qualcomm ComponentsCVE-2019-10509
Vulnerability in Qualcomm ComponentsCVE-2019-10538
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-10489
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source ComponentsCVE-2019-2294


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 August 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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