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July 2020 Updates: critical vulnerabilities are fixed on Android

The security updates released this week by Google, fix several vulnerabilities in the Android operating system, which allowed remote code execution.

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The most serious of the defects affects his data systemic and could allow one intruder to execute code with high rights, through a specially constructed file. In fact, Google has dealt with two critical system failures, one on Android 8.0 and newer releases (CVE-2020-0224) and the other only on Android 10 (CVE-2020-0225).

Another crucial one vulnerability which was repaired with the update, was a matter of disclosure of information (CVE-2020-0107) which only affects the Android 10.

Additionally the multimedia framework received a fix for a critical elevation of privilege error (CVE-2020-0226) that affects them Appliances using Android 10.

All five vulnerabilities are addressed with the July 2020 updates. The same code updates also fix two serious elevation of privilege defects in the frame element, which affects Android 8.0 and newer versions.

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The second part of this month's update brings fixes for two more critical remote code errors (CVE-2019-9501 and CVE-2019-9502), which affect Broadcom firmware.

Two other critical issues were resolved Qualcomm WLAN (CVE-2020-3698 and CVE-2020-3699). The update also addresses two high-critical issues in the Qualcomm kernel (CVE-2019-10580) and WLAN (CVE-2020-3700).

Devices that will be updated at the 2020-07-05 security update level will also receive code updates for high-risk faults in the core elements (three errors), MediaTek (three defects) and Qualcomm close-source data (five errors). ). In total, this month's updates are facing 25 vulnerabilities.

In addition to these code updates, the devices pixel performing the 2020-07-05 security update level will receive repairs for four moderately serious errors affecting Qualcomm data and Qualcomm close-source data.

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