Google rolls out May Android security update for Pixel and Nexus devices


Google has started rolling out new over-the-air (OTA) update for Pixel and 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 Mediaserver, and Remote code execution vulnerability in Framework APIs, Mediaserver, Audioserver and more.

New builds for the Pixel and Nexus devices with May 2017 Android Security update:

  • Pixel and Pixel XL (N2G47O)
  • Nexus 6P (N2G47O)
  • Nexus 5X (N2G47O)
  • Nexus 6 (N6F27C)
  • Nexus 9 Wi-Fi & LTE (N4F27B )
  • Pixel C (N2G47O)

Google recently announced that it doesn’t guarantee Android version updates after October 2018 and security updates after October 2019 for Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.

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

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