Google just released its biggest ever Android Security Bulletin since it started the program in August 2015, its engineers fixing 108 vulnerabilities in two batches, containing 20 issues labeled as “Critical” the highest severity level possible.

The most patched component was not the Mediaserver component like in past security bulletins, even if Google fixed seven issues, but various security fixes for multiple Qualcomm components such as the USB driver, Wi-Fi driver, camera driver, GPU driver, sound driver, and several others.

In total, Google’s engineers addressed 42 Qualcomm-specific issues, most of which were elevation of privilege (EoP) vulnerabilities that allow third-party actors to execute code on the device that could lead to permanent device compromise. These issues may have required reflashing the operating system to repair the device, something that Google could not leave unpatched.

First time the Android Security Bulletin is delivered in two batches

This is the first time Google split its Android Security Bulletin in two. The first batch was released on July 1, and contained general fixes to the Android OS, while the second batch was released on July 5, and included fixes to device-specific components.

OEMs that don’t feature specific drivers such as NVIDIA, Qualcomm, or MediaTek, must apply the first patch while also selectively implementing the second.

Below is a breakdown of all the issues Google addressed this month. None of these issues address the Qualcomm bugs that allow the cracking of Android’s Full-Disk Encryption (FDE).

Issue CVE Severity Affects Nexus?
Remote code execution vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-2506, CVE-2016-2505, CVE-2016-2507, CVE-2016-2508, CVE-2016-3741, CVE-2016-3742, CVE-2016-3743 Critical Yes
Remote code execution vulnerability in OpenSSL & BoringSSL CVE-2016-2108 Critical Yes
Remote code execution vulnerability in Bluetooth CVE-2016-3744 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in libpng CVE-2016-3751 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-3745, CVE-2016-3746, CVE-2016-3747 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in sockets CVE-2016-3748 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in LockSettingsService CVE-2016-3749 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Framework APIs CVE-2016-3750 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in ChooserTarget service CVE-2016-3752 High Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-3753 High No*
Information disclosure vulnerability in OpenSSL CVE-2016-2107 High No*
Denial of service vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-3754, CVE-2016-3755, CVE-2016-3756 High Yes
Denial of service vulnerability in libc CVE-2016-3818 High No*
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in lsof CVE-2016-3757 Moderate Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in DexClassLoader CVE-2016-3758 Moderate Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Framework APIs CVE-2016-3759 Moderate Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Bluetooth CVE-2016-3760 Moderate Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in NFC CVE-2016-3761 Moderate Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in sockets CVE-2016-3762 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in Proxy Auto-Config CVE-2016-3763 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-3764, CVE-2016-3765 Moderate Yes
Denial of service vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2016-3766 Moderate Yes
Issue CVE Severity Affects Nexus?
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm GPU driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-2503, CVE-2016-2067 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek Wi-Fi driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3767 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm performance component (Device specific) CVE-2016-3768 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in NVIDIA video driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3769 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek drivers (Device specific) CVE-2016-3770, CVE-2016-3771, CVE-2016-3772, CVE-2016-3773, CVE-2016-3774 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in kernel file system (Device specific) CVE-2016-3775 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in USB driver (Device specific) CVE-2015-8816 Critical Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm components (Device specific) CVE-2014-9794, CVE-2014-9795, CVE-2015-8892, CVE-2013-7457, CVE-2014-9781, CVE-2014-9786, CVE-2014-9788, CVE-2014-9779, CVE-2014-9780, CVE-2014-9789, CVE-2014-9793, CVE-2014-9782, CVE-2014-9783, CVE-2014-9785, CVE-2014-9787, CVE-2014-9784, CVE-2014-9777, CVE-2014-9778, CVE-2014-9790, CVE-2014-9792, CVE-2014-9797, CVE-2014-9791, CVE-2014-9796, CVE-2014-9800, CVE-2014-9799, CVE-2014-9801, CVE-2014-9802, CVE-2015-8891, CVE-2015-8888, CVE-2015-8889, CVE-2015-8890 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm USB driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-2502 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm Wi-Fi driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3792 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm camera driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-2501 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in NVIDIA camera driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3793, CVE-2016-3794 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek power driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3795, CVE-2016-3796 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm Wi-Fi driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3797 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek hardware sensor driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3798 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek video driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3799, CVE-2016-3800 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek GPS driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3801 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in kernel file system (Device specific) CVE-2016-3802, CVE-2016-3803 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek power management driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3804, CVE-2016-3805 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in MediaTek display driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3806 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in serial peripheral interface driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3807, CVE-2016-3808 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Qualcomm sound driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-2068 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in kernel (Device specific) CVE-2014-9803 High Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in networking component (Device specific) CVE-2016-3809 High Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in MediaTek Wi-Fi driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3810 High Yes
Elevation of privilege vulnerability in kernel video driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3811 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in MediaTek video codec driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3812 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in Qualcomm USB driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3813 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in NVIDIA camera driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3814, CVE-2016-3815 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in MediaTek display driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-3816 Moderate Yes
Information disclosure vulnerability in kernel teletype driver (Device specific) CVE-2016-0723 Moderate Yes
Denial of service vulnerability in Qualcomm bootloader (Device specific) CVE-2014-9798, CVE-2015-8893 Moderate Yes

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