Google Pushes Stagefright 2.0 Patches to Nexus Devices

October 5, 2015


patched the latest round of in , pushing them out as part of its latest over-the-air update to .

Stagefright 2.0, as it’s come to be known, affected the Stagefright media playback engine in Android and one billion devices dating back to the earliest versions of the OS are thought to be vulnerable. Researcher Joshua Drake of Zimperium disclosed the flaws last week after privately reporting them to Google. Drake discovered the initial set Stagefright issues and disclosed those at the Black Hat and DEF CON conferences this summer; the same timeframe when those vulnerabilities were patched and Google announced the start of its monthly OTA updates.

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