BlackBerry Priv smartphone all over the world are now receiving an Android update, mostly security related.
Details of the update:
Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in Mediaserver CVE-2015-6636
During media file and data processing of a specially crafted file, vulnerabilities in mediaserver could allow an attacker to cause memory corruption and remote code execution as the mediaserver process.
The affected functionality is provided as a core part of the operating system and there are multiple applications that allow it to be reached with remote content, most notably MMS and browser playback of media.
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Setup Wizard CVE-2015-6643
An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Setup Wizard can enable an attacker with physical access to the device to gain access to device settings and perform a manual device reset.
Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability in Wi-Fi CVE-2015-5310
An elevation of privilege vulnerability in the Wi-Fi component can enable a locally proximate attacker to gain access to Wi-Fi service related information. A device is only vulnerable to this issue while in local proximity.
Information Disclosure Vulnerability in Bouncy Castle CVE-2015-6644
An information disclosure vulnerability in the Bouncy Castle can enable a local malicious application to gain access to user’s private information.
Denial of Service Vulnerability in SyncManager CVE-2015-6645
A denial of service vulnerability in the SyncManager can enable a local malicious application to cause a reboot loop.
Personally, my experience after updating the BlackBerry Priv, it is generating less heat now.