Google Patches Critical Android Bluetooth Flaw in August Security Bulletin


On Monday, Google released the most recent Android security updates in its monthly security bulletin for August. A total of 37 vulnerabilities have been fixed, including a serious security hole in the System component that might allow for remote code execution through Bluetooth without the need for elevated privileges.

On Android 10, 11, 12, and 12L, a patch has been released to address the Bluetooth vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-20345. High severity ratings were given to the remaining problems that Google patched in its security bulletin for August because several of them might result in privilege escalation or information exposure. Read More…