Android Security Bulletin – May 2018

Number: AV18-080
Date: 11 May 2018


The purpose of this advisory is to bring attention to the Android Security Bulletin for May.


The Android Security Bulletin addresses security updates for 23 vulnerabilities (2 Critical and 21 High). Successful exploitation could allow for a remote unauthenticated user to gain privilege escalation and allow remote code execution.

CVE References: CVE-2018-3562, CVE-2018-3565, CVE-2018-3578, CVE-2018-3580, CVE-2017-5715, CVE-2017-5754, CVE-2018-5840, CVE-2018-5841, CVE-2018-5845, CVE-2018-5846, CVE-2018-5850, CVE-2017-6289, CVE-2017-6293, CVE-2017-13077, CVE-2017-13309, CVE-2017-13310, CVE-2017-13311, CVE-2017-13312, CVE-2017-13313, CVE-2017-13314, CVE-2017-13315, CVE-2017-16643, CVE-2017-18154

Suggested Action

CCIRC recommends that system administrators check with their respected Android phone vendor and carrier when the update will be available and test and deploy the vendor-released updates to affected devices accordingly.


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