Google rolls out April Android security update for Nexus devices


Google has started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Nexus devices and also posted factory images as part of monthly Android Security release. The latest update this month fixes several critical issues, including issues in Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in DHCPCD, Media Codec, Mediaserver, libstagefright, Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Kernel, Qualcomm Performance Module and more.

New builds for the Nexus devices with April Android Security update:

  • Nexus 5 (MMB29X)
  • Nexus 5X (MHC19Q)
  • Nexus 6 (MMB29X)
  • Nexus 6P (MHC19Q)
  • Nexus 7 2013 WiFi (MOB30D)
  • Nexus 7 2013 LTE (MMB29X)
  • Nexus 9 WiFi (MOB30D)
  • Nexus 9 LTE (MMB29X)
  • Nexus 10 (LMY49J)
  • Nexus Player (MOB30D)

Check out the complete set of issues that are fixed in the latest update in the Android Security Bulletin here and download factory images for these Nexus devices from the Google Developers website here, if you don’t have the over-the-air (OTA) update yet.

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