Android Security Update & Fix for Google Pixel Freeze Bug

[German]Google has released June 2017 Android Security Updates. And they are shipping also a fix for the freezes occurring randomly on Google Pixel smartphones.


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Android Security Update June 2017

Google announced details about Security Bulletin June 2017 – that brings the following Android Security Updates.

  • 2017-06-01: Partial security patch level string. This security patch level string indicates that all issues associated with 2017-06-01 (and all previous security patch level strings) are addressed.
  • 2017-06-05: Complete security patch level string. This security patch level string indicates that all issues associated with 2017-06-01 and 2017-06-05 (and all previous security patch level strings) are addressed.

These Security Update addresses Android 4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1, and 7.1.2. These updates closes critical vulnerabilties in Bluetooth, in libraries, in Media Framework, in Kernel, and in System UI. Details may be found within Security Bulletin June 2017.

Fix for Pixel Freeze Bug

Some Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphone owners are plagued by randomly freezes of their device. The June 2017 Security Update for Android also contains a fix for this freeze issue. This has been announced by Pixel Community manager Orrin within this Google Pixel forum thread.

Hey All,

There is a fix included in the June security update that should address many of the freezing issues that have been reported. The update is starting to roll out via OTA today and will continue to roll out over the coming weeks.

Freezing and general device performance issues can be caused my many different things, so please continue to update this post with your individual experiences after accepting the June security OTA.

Thanks!

The Update comes via Over The Air (OTA) to Pixel devices. Let’s hope, it fixes the freeze issue. (via)


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