Google Android Framework Component Multiple Security Vulnerabilities



Date Discovered

January 6, 2020


Google Android is prone to the following security vulnerabilities: 1. Multiple privilege-escalation vulnerabilities 2. A denial-of-service vulnerability An attacker can exploit these issues to gain elevated privileges, and cause denial-of-service conditions. These issues are being tracked by Android IDs A-140055304, A-140195904 and A-120847476.

Technologies Affected

  • Google Android 10.0
  • Google Android 8.0
  • Google Android 8.1
  • Google Android 9.0


Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Use access controls to regulate external access to all services that are not intended to be publicly available.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run all server processes with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.

Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.

Do not allow untrusted users physical access to systems.
Users should not allow unknown or untrusted users to access affected devices.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.



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