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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Android July 2019 Security Update patches various new vulnerabilities

Android July 2019 Security Update

Last month, smartphone makers released new firmware updates designed to bring improvements in camera and device performance. However, the update, along with the Android June 2019 security update, fixes minor bugs in Google's Android operating system.

This time, Google has started rolling out a new security update for Android July 2019 to patch and address the new security vulnerabilities found in its operating system. The tech giant has also started notifying the vendors about this security update.

The new vulnerabilities affect components of the Android OS, update, however, is able to patch the security weaknesses that resides in Android. Google has published detailed information about the update on its Android Open Source Project.

The vulnerabilities affect various Android components that have been identified as the Android operating system, library, media framework, framework, Qualcomm components, and Qualcomm closed-source components. You can find detailed information on the Android security advisory.

The "Security patch levels of 2019-07-01" released by Google has patched the most critical vulnerability this month, the most severe of which could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.


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