BlackBerry has today rolled out the January 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:
|Elevation of Privilege in Framework||CVE-2018-9582|
|Remote Code Execution in System||CVE-2018-9583|
|Elevation of Privilege in System||CVE-2018-9584|
|Elevation of Privilege in System||CVE-2018-9585|
|Elevation of Privilege in System||CVE-2018-9586|
|Elevation of Privilege in System||CVE-2018-9587|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9588|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9589|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9590|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9591|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9592|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9593|
|Information Disclosure in System||CVE-2018-9594|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components||CVE-2018-10876|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components||CVE-2018-10882|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components||CVE-2018-13405|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components||CVE-2018-18281|
|Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components||CVE-2018-17182|
|Information Disclosure in Kernel Components||CVE-2018-10877|
|Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components||CVE-2018-11847|
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 5, 2019 or later.
Updated software builds may also be available from other retailers or carriers, dependent on their deployment schedules.