Android Security Bulletin – April 2016
Date: 6 April 2016
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the Android Security Bulletin for April.
The Android Security Bulleting addresses a security update for 39 vulnerabilities (15 Critical, 16 High, and 8 Moderate) that could potentially enable remote code execution on affected devices. This update is also distributed to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository.
CVE References: CVE-2014-6060, CVE-2015-1805, CVE-2016-0834, CVE-2016-0835, CVE-2016-0836, CVE-2016-0837, CVE-2016-0838, CVE-2016-0839, CVE-2016-0840, CVE-2016-0841, CVE-2016-0842, CVE-2016-0843, CVE-2016-0844, CVE-2014-9322, CVE-2016-0846, CVE-2016-0847, CVE-2016-0848, CVE-2016-0849, CVE-2016-0850, CVE-2016-1503, CVE-2016-2409, CVE-2016-2410, CVE-2016-2411, CVE-2016-2412, CVE-2016-2413, CVE-2016-2414, CVE-2016-2415, CVE-2016-2416, CVE-2016-2417, CVE-2016-2418, CVE-2016-2419, CVE-2016-2420, CVE-2016-2421, CVE-2016-2422, CVE-2016-2423, CVE-2016-2424, CVE-2016-2425, CVE-2016-2426, CVE-2016-2427
CCIRC recommends that system administrators look to their respective Android phone vendor and wireless carrier for when the updates will be available, then test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications and devices accordingly.
Android web site: https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-04-02.html
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