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Four critical Android bugs patched, one could lead to permanent device compromise

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2015
Four critical Android bugs patched, one could lead to permanent device compromise

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Google’s December security update for Android has been pushed out to Nexus devices on Monday, and it contains fixes for 19 vulnerabilities, four of which are deemed “critical”.

Among these is an elevation of privilege vulnerability (CVE-2015-6619) in the system kernel, which could be exploited by a local malicious application to execute arbitrary code within the device root context.

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