Wednesday 3 February 2021
The impact of this issue announcement is critical. Please act accordingly to rectify the issue, as stated below.
What you need to know:
This week, Google published its Android Security Bulletin for February 2021 including information on more than 40 vulnerabilities, over a dozen of which lead to privilege escalation. Leading the pack is a critical flaw in the Media Framework component which could allow hackers to execute arbitrary codes on a vulnerable android device (CVE-2021-0325).
Actions to be taken:
According to the security bulletin, partners and manufacturers are encouraged to bundle the fixes for all users to a single update. Refer to the security bulletin’s two security patch levels for this release: https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2021-02-01