BlackBerry releases January 2018 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices

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BlackBerry has today rolled out the January 2018 Android Security update to BlackBerry Android devices.

The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. BlackBerry releases security bulletins to notify users of its Android smartphones about available security fixes.

The following vulnerabilities have been remediated in this update:

Summary CVE
Elevation of Privilege in Android Runtime CVE-2017-13176
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-13177
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-13178
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2017-13179
Elevation of Privilege in Media Framework CVE-2017-0770
Elevation of Privilege in Media Framework CVE-2017-13180
Elevation of Privilege in Media Framework CVE-2017-13181
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-0855
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13191
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13192
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13193
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13195
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13196
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13197
Remote Code Execution in System CVE-2017-13208
Elevation of Privilege in System CVE-2017-13210
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Skcipher CVE-2017-13215
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Ashmem CVE-2017-13216
Information Disclosure in Kernel High Performance Timers CVE-2017-13218
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Display CVE-2017-15849
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-11069
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Linux Kernel CVE-2013-4397
Information Disclosure in Framework CVE-2017-0846
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-13201
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-13202
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-13206
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-13207
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13185
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13187
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13188
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13203
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13204
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13205
Information Disclosure in Media Framework CVE-2017-13200
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13186
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13189
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13190
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13194
Denial of Service in Media Framework CVE-2017-13198
Denial of Service in Kernel Synaptics Touchscreen Controller CVE-2017-13219
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel BlueZ CVE-2017-13220
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel CVE-2017-11473
Information Disclosure in Kernel CVE-2017-1414
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm SOC Driver CVE-2017-9705
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm SOC Driver CVE-2017-15847
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLan CVE-2017-11081
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm WLan CVE-2017-15845
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Graphics Driver CVE-2017-14873
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-11003
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm HDMI Driver CVE-2017-9689
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm IPA Driver CVE-2017-14879
Elevation of Privilege in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-11080
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-14869
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-11066
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Microphone Driver CVE-2017-15850
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Wireless Driver CVE-2017-9712
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-11079
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-14870
Information Disclosure in Qualcomm Bootloader CVE-2017-11079

 

If you own an Android device from BlackBerry and are not seeing the system update message, you can check manually by heading into Settings -> About phone -> System updates and checking manually.

Look for Android security patch level January 1, 2018 or later.

Updated software builds may also be available from other retailers or carriers, dependent on their deployment schedules.