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Google Outs Android Security Patch for December 2019, More Than 40 Flaws Fixed

Consisting of the 2019-12-01 and 2019-12-05 security patch levels, the Android Security Patch for December 2019 addresses a total of 42 security flaws across various Android components, including Android Framework, Media framework, Android System, Kernel components, as well as Qualcomm components, including closed-source ones. The most critical security issues fixed in this update affects the Framework component and could allow a remote attacker to cause a permanent denial of service. Also patched is a flaw that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process by using a specially crafted file, and a vulnerability that could let a local attacker with privileged access to gain access to sensitive data.