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BlackBerry releases May 2017 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices

BlackBerry has today rolled out the May 2017 Android Security update to BlackBery-branded 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.

Google have made two security patches available and, as always, BlackBerry have incorprated the latest patch – May 5, 2017.

The following vulnerabilities have been remediated in this update:

Summary CVE
Elevation of Privilege in Android Runtime CVE-2017-13274
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-13276
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-13277
Elevation of Privilege in Media Framework CVE-2017-13278
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13279
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13280
Remote Code Execution in Bluetooth CVE-2017-13282
Remote Code Execution in Bluetooth CVE-2017-13283
Remote Code Execution in Bluetooth CVE-2017-13267
Elevation of Privilege in Bluetooth CVE-2017-13284
Remote Code Execution in SVOX CVE-2017-13285
Elevation of Privilege in VerifyCredentialResponse CVE-2017-13287
Elevation of Privilege in RTTManager CVE-2017-13289
Information Disclosure in Bluetooth CVE-2017-13290
Denial of Service in Bluetooth CVE-2017-13291
Information Disclosure in Kernel Memory Mapping CVE-2017-5754
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-13077
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2018-3566
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Audio Driver CVE-2018-3563
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Secure Systems Group CVE-2017-8274
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Modem CVE-2017-18138
Information Disclosure in Framework CVE-2017-13294
Denial of Service in Framework CVE-2017-13295
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13300
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13296
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13297
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13298
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13299
Information Disclosure in Kernel Encrypted-keys CVE-2017-13305
Information Disclosure in Kernel Netlink Tap CVE-2017-17449
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Pci Sysfs CVE-2017-13307
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Net Ipv4 CVE-2017-17712
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Sctp CVE-2017-15115
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Camera_v2 Driver CVE-2018-3598
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2018-5823
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm IPA Driver CVE-2018-5825
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2018-5824
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2018-5827
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm QC WLAN CVE-2018-5822
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Modem Driver CVE-2018-5821
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Modem Driver CVE-2018-5820
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Qualcomm Core Services CVE-2018-3599
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2018-3568
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2018-3567
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm QC WLAN CVE-2018-5828
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm QC WLAN CVE-2017-14890
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm QC WLAN CVE-2017-14894
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm IPA WAN Driver CVE-2017-14880

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: May 5, 2017.

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

 

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