back to article Too bad, so sad, exploit devs: Google patches possibly several million dollars' worth of security flaws in Android

Google this week emitted the September edition of its monthly Android security updates – and has left at least one known vulnerability unpatched. Also, in case you missed it, the web giant started rolling out Android 10 a few days ago. The September 2019 bundle of security fixes will be pushed out automatically to Google- …

  1. _LC_ Bronze badge
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    Flash Media Framework

    Dear journalists,

    it’s been baptized the "Flash Media Framework" some time ago. Please stick to proper naming.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Will be fed fixes? Surely you mean "may eventually"?

    "while those with other Android gear may eventually be fed the fixes by their device manufacturer or mobile carrier if they're very lucky."

    FTFY

  3. ThatOne Silver badge
    Devil

    > if they're very lucky

    Very lucky and/or have a recent phone. The idea is clearly, "Buy a new phone every 6 months or else".

    1. Down not across Silver badge

      Very lucky and/or have a recent phone. The idea is clearly, "Buy a new phone every 6 months or else".

      I suppose luck can't be ruled out. It's not even as simple as choosing the right vendor. My Nokia 8 has been getting updates within a month (so currenly running Pie - August patchlevel), but from what I hear that is not necessarily the case with other, including more recent, Nokia phones.

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        Also, your Qualcomm BLOBs are still the open barn door.

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