Android Security Bulletin – August 2016
Date: Aug 2, 2016
The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the Android Security Bulletin for August.
The Android Security Bulleting addresses a security update for 42 vulnerabilities (8 Critical, 21 High, 13 Moderate). The most critical ones, 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-2012-6701, CVE-2014-9863, CVE-2014-9864, CVE-2014-9865, CVE-2014-9866, CVE-2014-9867, CVE-2014-9868, CVE-2014-9869, CVE-2014-9870, CVE-2014-9871, CVE-2014-9872, CVE-2014-9873, CVE-2014-9874, CVE-2014-9875, CVE-2014-9876, CVE-2014-9877, CVE-2014-9878, CVE-2014-9879, CVE-2014-9880, CVE-2014-9881, CVE-2014-9882, CVE-2014-9883, CVE-2014-9884, CVE-2014-9885, CVE-2014-9886, CVE-2014-9887, CVE-2014-9888, CVE-2014-9889, CVE-2014-9890, CVE-2014-9891, CVE-2014-9892, CVE-2014-9893, CVE-2014-9894, CVE-2014-9895, CVE-2014-9896, CVE-2014-9897, CVE-2014-9898, CVE-2014-9899, CVE-2014-9900, CVE-2014-9901, CVE-2014-9902, CVE-2014-9903, CVE-2014-9904, CVE-2015-1593, CVE-2015-2686, CVE-2015-8937, CVE-2015-8938, CVE-2015-8939, CVE-2015-8940, CVE-2015-8941, CVE-2015-8942, CVE-2015-8943, CVE-2015-8944, CVE-2016-2497, CVE-2016-2504, CVE-2016-2544, CVE-2016-2546, CVE-2016-2842, CVE-2016-3672, CVE-2016-3819, CVE-2016-3820, CVE-2016-3821, CVE-2016-3822, CVE-2016-3823, CVE-2016-3824, CVE-2016-3825, CVE-2016-3826, CVE-2016-3827, CVE-2016-3828, CVE-2016-3829, CVE-2016-3830, CVE-2016-3831, CVE-2016-3832, CVE-2016-3833, CVE-2016-3834, CVE-2016-3835, CVE-2016-3836, CVE-2016-3837, CVE-2016-3838, CVE-2016-3839, CVE-2016-3840, CVE-2016-3841, CVE-2016-3842, CVE-2016-3843, CVE-2016-3844, CVE-2016-3845, CVE-2016-3846, CVE-2016-3847, CVE-2016-3848, CVE-2016-3849, CVE-2016-3850, CVE-2016-3851, CVE-2016-3852, CVE-2016-3853, CVE-2016-3854, CVE-2016-3855, CVE-2016-3856, CVE-2016-3857, CVE-2016-4482, CVE-2016-4569, CVE-2016-4578
CCIRC recommends that system administrators look with their respected Android phone vendor and carrier when the update will be available and test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected applications accordingly.
Android web site: https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-08-01.html
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