The Android security update of november lost a few dozens of problems on the system more secure. Of course Nexus and Pixel devices as first to act.
Android-security update november 2018 available
The first security update for the new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL lost a total of 36 vulnerabilities in the Android system. The most serious error was discovered in the media framework. It was therefore possible in theory to break in on another device by certain files to the user to send.
As usual, notifies Google that there are no known cases of affected users. We is of course a good idea to update as soon as possible to install. So, you can be sure that you are not extra vulnerable.
The update is over the air (OTA) rolled out, which means that you are automatically a notification to update. Manually checking is done by in the settings menu under ‘Software update’ to see if the patch is already ready.
Of course Google’s own devices as the Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL as the first turn. Also, Google has some specific problems of these phones fixed. The picture-in-picture mode and notificatieweergave are taken care of.
No Google smartphone?
You have no Pixel or Nexus from Google? Then you should probably have some patience. How long you must wait depends on which phone you have. Brands like Nokia, Samsung and Sony are usually within a few days to a few weeks ready for updates to roll out, but other manufacturers let longer.
They choose, for example, to several monthly updates to pool, and that once per quarter. This is particularly the case for budget and mid-segment smartphones.
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