BlackBerry Priv gets the July 5 Android security patch

BlackBerry Priv owners can now get their hands on the July 5 Android security patch. The update is for those who purchased their phones from ShopBlackBerry, and patches the latest set of vulnerabilities. Some people may have already seen this update arrive earlier this week.

This security patch fixes a number of vulnerabilities that are detailed by BlackBerry. Some of them include:

  • Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities in Mediaserver
  • Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Bluetooth
  • Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in NFC
  • Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Qualcomm USB Driver

Be sure to check out all of the details in BlackBerry's Knowledge Base post and check your phone for the update. If you aren't already seeing the update, you can head into Settings, then About phone and finally check for update.

Joseph Keller