Google’s April 2022 Android updates embrace fixes for 44 vulnerabilities, together with lots of “crucial severity.”
The replace was break up into two elements, the primary of which arrived because the “2022-04-01 safety patch degree” on units and addressed 14 safety points.
Probably the most critical of those is a crucial flaw in Framework that could be used to raise privileges with out requiring any consumer involvement. Moreover, in response to Google’s recommendation, no additional execution privileges are required.
This month, seven vulnerabilities within the Framework element had been fastened, all of which had been rated “excessive severity” and led to privilege elevation.
Patches for 2 Media framework flaws and three System points are included within the “2022-04-01 safety patch degree.” Two Google Play system updates additionally repair two safety flaws in MediaProvider and Media Codecs.
The “2022-04-05 safety patch degree” is the second portion of this month’s safety replace, and it incorporates patches for no less than 30 vulnerabilities in System, Kernel elements, MediaTek elements, Qualcomm elements, and Qualcomm closed-source elements.
9 of the vulnerabilities, all of which have an effect on Qualcomm elements, are categorized as “crucial,” whereas the remainder 21 are categorized as “excessive severity.”
Google additionally launched treatments for a complete of 5 Pixel-specific vulnerabilities this month. Kernel, Pixel, and Qualcomm elements are all affected.