The tech giant Google has started rolling out a new security update for Pixel and Nexus devices through over-the-air (OTA) and also posted factory images, as part of monthly Android Security release.
The latest update for this month (March) fixes several critical issues, including issues in Remote code execution vulnerability in OpenSSL & BoringSSL, Mediaserver, AOSP Messaging, libgdx and Framesequence library; Elevation of privilege vulnerability in recovery verifier, Audioserver, NFC, Wi-Fi, Location Manager, Package Manager and System UI; Information disclosure vulnerability in AOSP Messaging and more. Check out the complete set of issues that are fixed in the latest update in the Android Security Bulletin.
New builds for the Pixel & Nexus devices with March – 2017 Android Security update:
- Pixel (NOF27B)
- Pixel XL (NOF27B)
- Nexus 6P (N4F26T)
- Nexus 5X (N4F26T)
- Nexus 6 (N6F26U)
- Nexus 9 LTE (N4F26T)
- Nexus 9 Wi-Fi (N4F26T)
- Pixel C (N4F26T)
The OTA update notification should automatically pop up on your device. If it’s not, heading to device Settings > About phone > Software update, to check it manually. You can also download the factory images or even OTA zips for these Pixel and Nexus devices from the Google Developers website.