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Google Patches 9 Critical Android Vulnerabilities in April 2018 Update

April 4, 2018


Google this week has released its April 2018 set of Android security patches which address more than two dozen Critical and High severity vulnerabilities.

19 vulnerabilities were found to affect components such as Android runtime, Framework, Media framework, and System. These include 7 issues rated Critical and 12 considered High risk. All of the flaws were patched as part of the 2018-04-01 security patch level.

Successful exploitation of these security bugs could result in elevation of privileges, information disclosure, remote code execution, and denial of service.

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