Google Fixes 95 Security Vulnerabilities in Android with January Updates

Google rolled out the January 2017 Android security updates only a few days ago, and in documentation posted on the official website, the company reveals that these fix a total of 95 vulnerabilities in the mobile operating system.

Google says that there are 22 critical vulnerabilities patched by this release, and the company confirms that most of them affect its own devices as well, including the Google Pixel and the Nexus.

The update cycle is split into two parts, both of which are shipped together to Android devices and fixing remote code execution (RCE), elevation of privilege, information disclosure, and denial of service vulnerabilities either in the operating system or in its core features.

The 2017-01-01 security patch level comes with fixes for a total of 23 v… (read more)

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