Google rolls out July 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 Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in libpng, Mediaserver, sockets and Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Mediaserver and more. In addition to security fixes for July 1st, this also includes another update dated July 5th that cover hardware vulnerabilities on Nexus devices.

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

  • Nexus 5 (MOB30P)
  • Nexus 5X (MTC19Z)
  • Nexus 6 (MMB30K and MOB30O)
  • Nexus 6P (MTC19X)
  • Nexus 7 2013 WiFi and LTE (MOB30P)
  • Nexus 9 WiFi and LTE (MOB30P)
  • Nexus Player (MOB30P)

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

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