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Critical Vulnerabilities Patched in Android With June 2021 Security Updates

June 8, 2021

The most severe of these is a bug in the System component that could be exploited to execute code remotely. Tracked as CVE-2021-0507, the flaw can be exploited using a specially crafted transmission, Google explains.

The bug affects Android 8.1, 9, 10, and 11 iterations, the same as another critical flaw in the System component — CVE-2021-0516 — which could lead to elevation of privileges.

Six other vulnerabilities resolved in the System component — three elevation of privilege and three information disclosure bugs — have a severity rating of high.

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