Google Nexus and Pixel smartphones starts receiving September Android Security Update

Google Nexus and Pixel smartphones starts receiving September Android Security Update


google has released the Android security update of September 2018 for supported Nexus and pixel devices Android September security update solves 59 issues across two different patch levels and arrives as the first update for devices with Android 9.0 PI that the search giant has released as the latest version of Android last month address vulnerabilities ranging from high to critical however Google as usual ensures that there are no reports of problems to users who have been corrected by the new update the list of compatible devices for September’s Android security update includes pixel to pixel to excel pixel pixel XL pixel C Nexus 5x and Nexus 6p essential product has also released the new Android security update for essential phones separately in the details of the Corrections Google in the latest security bulletin notes that the September Android security patch level dated September 1st 2018 solves 24 issues while the security patch level dated September 5th 2018 solves 35 problems the update resolves vulnerabilities from highest to most critical and the most serious in the list is a security issue related to the media framework that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code using a specially crafted file furthermore it solves the problems inside the runtime the framework and the Android library there are also patches for problems in system and kernel components to limit access to local malicious apps furthermore there are solutions to security problems affecting various Qualcomm components google has ensured that there are no reports of exploitation or active abuse of customers through reported problems as with the dedicated bulletin for Google devices Android september’s security update includes 15 security fixes and three functional updates the update improves the reporting of the software version and the audio quality on the car speakers on all pixel devices in addition it improves the battery charge in retail mode on pixel 2 and pixel 2 XL you can check the availability of the security update for Android 20 18 September on your Nexus or pixel eligible device by going to settings system updates you can install the factory images to update the devices with the latest update this deletes all data on the smartphone therefore you must first backup your data

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