Google Patches 58 Android Vulnerabilities in February Security UpdateFeb 07, 2017, 23:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
Google released its second Android patch update of 2017 on Feb. 6, providing users of the mobile operating system with patches for 58 different vulnerabilities, up significantly from the 13 flaws Google fixed in its February 2016 Android update.
In the new February 2017 update, 8 vulnerabilities are rated by Google as critical. Among the critical vulnerabilities is CVE-2017-0405, which is a remote code execution vulnerability in the Android Surfaceflinger graphics library.