Google is keeping its promise to release monthly security updates for Android. The company has released the Android security update for the month of June, now available for Nexus devices through over-the-air (OTA) update.
New Nexus Android Factory Images
According to Google, the most recent Nexus firmware images have been made available via the Google Developer site. In the same way, Samsung has issued its June security update for “major flagship models” in light of the monthly security maintenance release (SMR) process.
“The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. Alongside the bulletin, we have released a security update to Nexus devices through an over-the-air (OTA) update,” Google said in its Android site.
“The Nexus firmware images have also been released to the Google Developer site. Security Patch Levels of June 01, 2016 or later address these issues. Refer to the Nexus documentation to learn how to check the security patch level,” it added.
Google claims that the source code patches for the most recent issue will also be available via the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository. Google already notified partner OEMs regarding the issues that were explained under the June bulletin on May 2.
Furthermore, Google notes that the most recent build MTC19V is now accessible to Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, while the MOB30M build is now accessible for the Nexus 6, Nexus Player, Nexus 9, Nexus 9 LTE; Nexus 5. NDTV added that MXC89H is also available for the Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 7 3G and Pixel C.
Google’s June Android update has addressed six vulnerabilities considered “critical” by Google. Likewise, Google also identified 11 vulnerabilities under “high” severity. Finally, the company also promised that four “moderate” security glitches have also been fixed.