BlackBerry releases November 2017 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices

Rapid John
Posted on November 08, 2017, 7:58 pm
4 mins

BlackBerry has today rolled out the November 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:

Summary CVE
Elevation of Privilege in Device Check-in CVE-2017-0830
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-0832
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-0833
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-0834
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-0835
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-0836
Elevation of Privilege in Media Framework CVE-2017-0838
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-0839
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-0840
Remote Code Execution in Libutils CVE-2017-0841
Elevation of Privilege in Bluetooth CVE-2017-0842
Remote Code Execution in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11013
Remote Code Execution in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11015
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm GPU Driver CVE-2017-11092
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm QBT1000 Driver CVE-2017-9690
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Linux Boot CVE-2017-11017
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Camera CVE-2017-11028
Elevation of Privilege in Update: General kernel CVE-2017-0427
Denial of Service in SyncStorageEngine CVE-2017-0845
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-0848
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-0849
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-0850
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-0851
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-0853
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-0854
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-0857
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-0858
Elevation of Privilege in InputDispatcher CVE-2017-0860
Elevation of Privilege in Core Kernel CVE-2017-6001
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Audio Driver CVE-2017-0861
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel CVE-2017-0862
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Networking Subsystem CVE-2017-1160
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Networking Subsystem CVE-2017-11073
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11035
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Audio CVE-2017-11085
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Video Driver CVE-2017-11091
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Linux Boot CVE-2017-11026
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Memory Subsystem CVE-2017-11038
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Linux Kernel CVE-2017-11032
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Display CVE-2017-9719
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Wired connectivity CVE-2017-11024
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm ASDL CVE-2017-11025
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Services CVE-2017-11023
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Camera CVE-2017-11029
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Display CVE-2017-9721
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Camera CVE-2017-9702
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11089
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11090
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm HDMI CVE-2017-11093
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Services CVE-2017-8279
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Kernel CVE-2017-9696
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11058
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm WLAN CVE-2017-11022
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Linux Boot CVE-2017-9701
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Linux Boot CVE-2017-11027

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 6, 2017 or later.

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

Rapid John

Rapid John has a quarter of a century in programming for Government and Corporate bodies and is proficient in most major programming languages.  He is constantly running around showing us his latest bit of code and telling us how fantastic it is. (John we know).

He is responsible for carrying out presentations to corporate and business customers and is a BlackBerry Elite.

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