Google Released the November Security Update for Android

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  1. dgstorm

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    A new security patch update will soon be rolling out to Nexus devices and will be available for review for all other OEMs and carriers. This is the November security update for Android 6.x Marshmallow, and it fixes seven security vulnerabilities, two of which are considered critical.

    Google indicated that OEM partners were of these security issues on October 5th. They also shared that source code patches are going to be released to AOSP over the next 48 hours. There have been no reports of anyone exploiting any of these security vulnerabilities, but/so it's great to see Google taking care of them so quickly.

    Here's a link to the Google developer page for folks who want to download the Factory images: Factory Images for Nexus Devices

    Of course, if you own a Nexus device, you should see an OTA rollout in just a few days if you would prefer to wait.
     
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    I remember seeing on my Nexus 7 that Software version and Security version are two different things. I hope being separate, OEMs can apple these faster or maybe even without having to modify anything and push out the updates Google makes.
     
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