Google Patches Critical Flaws in Android's System Component

Google this week released its November 2019 set of security patches for Android to address nearly 40 vulnerabilities affecting the platform, including critical flaws in the System component.


The first part of the November 2019 Android Security Bulletin, namely the 2019-11-01 security patch level, resolves a total of 17 flaws in Framework, Library, Media framework, and System.


The most severe of these vulnerabilities is a Critical issue in the System component, which “could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process,” Google google patches critical flaws android system component