BlackBerry releases May 2019 Android Security Update for BlackBerry Android devices

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BlackBerry has today rolled out the May 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
Elevation of Privilege in Framework CVE-2019-2043
Remote Code Execution in Media Framework CVE-2019-2044
Remote Code Execution in System CVE-2019-2045
Remote Code Execution in System CVE-2019-2046
Remote Code Execution in System CVE-2019-2047
Elevation of Privilege in System CVE-2019-2050
Information Disclosure in System CVE-2019-2051
Information Disclosure in System CVE-2019-2052
Information Disclosure in System CVE-2019-2053
Elevation of Privilege in Kernel Components CVE-2019-2054
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components CVE-2018-11955
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Components CVE-2018-13919
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2019-2256
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2019-2255
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-13902
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-13906
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-13907
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-13908
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-13911
Vulnerability in Qualcomm Closed-Source Components CVE-2018-5913

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 May 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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