An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the kernel sound timer. Product: Android. Versions: Android kernel. Android ID A-37240993.
Google patched a critical encryption bug found on its Pixel, Pixel 2 and Nexus phones this week along with delivering 49 other fixes, part of its December Pixel / Nexus Security Bulletin.
Five of the patches relate to vulnerabilities rated high. One of the patches (CVE-2017-13167) is for an elevation of privilege vulnerability and four others could open the door for a denial of service attack, according to Google.
The only critical patch (CVE-2017-14907) is tied to a bug in “Qu...