BlackBerry releases February 2019 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices

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BlackBerry has today rolled out the February 2019 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
Remote Code Execution in Framework CVE-2019-1987
Remote Code Execution in Framework CVE-2019-1988
Remote Code Execution in Library CVE-2017-17760
Remote Code Execution in Library CVE-2018-5268
Remote Code Execution in Library CVE-2018-5269
Information Disclosure in Library CVE-2017-18009
Remote Code Execution in System CVE-2019-1991
Remote Code Execution in System CVE-2019-1992
Elevation of Privilege in System CVE-2019-1993
Elevation of Privilege in System CVE-2019-1994
Information Disclosure in System CVE-2019-1995
Information Disclosure in System CVE-2019-1996
Information Disclosure in System CVE-2019-1997
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components CVE-2018-10879
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components CVE-2019-2000
Information Disclosure in Kernel Components CVE-2019-2001
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components CVE-2018-11275
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components CVE-2018-13900
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11289
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11938
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11945
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11268
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11845
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11864
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11931
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-11948

 

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 February 5, 2019 or later.

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

 

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