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Pixel / Nexus Security Bulletin—October 2017

Published October 2, 2017 | Updated October 3, 2017

The Pixel / Nexus Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities and functional improvements affecting supported Google Pixel and Nexus devices (Google devices). For Google devices, security patch levels of October 05, 2017 or later address all issues in this bulletin and all issues in the October 2017 Android Security Bulletin. To learn how to check a device's security patch level, see Check & update your Android version.

All supported Google devices will receive an update to the 2017-10-05 patch level. We encourage all customers to accept these updates to their devices.

Note: The Google device firmware images are available on the Google Developer site.

Announcements

  • In addition to the security vulnerabilities described in the October 2017 Android Security Bulletin, Pixel and Nexus devices also contain patches for the security vulnerabilities described below. Partners were notified of these issues at least a month ago and may choose to incorporate them as part of their device updates.
  • Security bulletin acknowledgements are listed directly in the Android Security Acknowledgements page.

Security patches

Vulnerabilities are grouped under the component that they affect. There is a description of the issue and a table with the CVE, associated references, type of vulnerability, severity, and updated Android Open Source Project (AOSP) versions (where applicable). When available, we link the public change that addressed the issue to the bug ID, like the AOSP change list. When multiple changes relate to a single bug, additional references are linked to numbers following the bug ID.

Framework

CVE References Type Severity Updated AOSP versions
CVE-2017-0807 A-35056974* EoP High 4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2
CVE-2017-0808 A-62301183 [2] ID Moderate 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0

Media framework

CVE References Type Severity Updated AOSP versions
CVE-2017-0813 A-36531046 DoS Moderate 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2
CVE-2017-0814 A-62800140 ID Moderate 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0
DoS High 4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1
CVE-2017-0817 A-63522430 ID Moderate 4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0
CVE-2017-0818 A-63581671 NSI NSI 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0
DoS High 6.0, 6.0.1
CVE-2017-0819 A-63045918 NSI NSI 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0
DoS High 6.0, 6.0.1
CVE-2017-0820 A-62187433 NSI NSI 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0
DoS High 4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1

System

CVE References Type Severity Updated AOSP versions
CVE-2017-0822 A-63787722 EoP Moderate 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2, 8.0
CVE-2017-0823 A-37896655 ID Moderate 4.4.4, 5.0.2, 5.1.1, 6.0, 6.0.1, 7.0, 7.1.1, 7.1.2

Broadcom components

CVE References Type Severity Component
CVE-2017-0824 A-37622847*
B-V2017063001
EoP Moderate WiFi driver
CVE-2017-0825 A-37305633*
B-V2017063002
ID Moderate WiFi driver

HTC components

CVE References Type Severity Component
CVE-2017-0826 A-34949781* EoP Moderate Bootloader

Huawei components

CVE References Type Severity Component
CVE-2017-0828 A-34622855* EoP Moderate Bootloader

Kernel components

CVE References Type Severity Component
CVE-2017-7187 A-63666227
Upstream kernel
EoP Moderate SCSI driver

Motorola components

CVE References Type Severity Component
CVE-2017-0829 A-62345044* EoP Moderate Bootloader

Qualcomm components

CVE References Type Severity Component
CVE-2017-9686 A-62827928
QC-CR#1115359
EoP Moderate SPS driver
CVE-2017-11050 A-62085265
QC-CR#2064785
EoP Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11067 A-62058746*
QC-CR#2062012
EoP Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11057 A-37949660*
QC-CR#2059812
EoP Moderate Camera
CVE-2017-11056 A-37893116*
QC-CR#2060504
EoP Moderate Crypto driver
CVE-2017-11046 A-37623773*
QC-CR#2059656
EoP Moderate Audio driver
CVE-2017-11059 A-37284397*
QC-CR#2057375
EoP Moderate Crypto Driver
CVE-2017-9706 A-34170483*
QC-CR#2030399
EoP Moderate Video driver
CVE-2017-11048 A-37093119*
QC-CR#2052691
EoP Moderate Video driver
CVE-2017-9697 A-63868628
QC-CR#2032672
EoP Moderate SoC driver
CVE-2017-11051 A-62456806
QC-CR#2061755
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-9715 A-36730104*
QC-CR#2054958
QC-CR#2057034
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11061 A-36816726*
QC-CR#2054693
QC-CR#2059701
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11060 A-36817548*
QC-CR#2058447
QC-CR#2054770
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-9717 A-36817053*
QC-CR#2051450
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11052 A-37687303*
QC-CR#2061688
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11054 A-37713609*
QC-CR#2061251
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11062 A-37720349*
QC-CR#2058448
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11055 A-37721426*
QC-CR#2061241
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-11064 A-36815952*
QC-CR#2054770
QC-CR#2058447 QC-CR#2066628
QC-CR#2087785
ID Moderate WLAN
CVE-2017-9687 A-62827190
QC-CR#2016076
EoP Low Modem
CVE-2017-11063 A-36716469*
QC-CR#2053027
DoS Low Camera driver

Functional patches

There are no functional patches included this month.

Common questions and answers

This section answers common questions that may occur after reading this bulletin.

1. How do I determine if my device is updated to address these issues?

Security patch levels of 2017-10-05 or later address all issues associated with the 2017-10-05 security patch level and all previous patch levels.To learn how to check a device's security patch level, read the instructions on the Pixel and Nexus update schedule.

2. What do the entries in the Type column mean?

Entries in the Type column of the vulnerability details table reference the classification of the security vulnerability.

Abbreviation Definition
RCE Remote code execution
EoP Elevation of privilege
ID Information disclosure
DoS Denial of service
N/A Classification not available

3. What do the entries in the References column mean?

Entries under the References column of the vulnerability details table may contain a prefix identifying the organization to which the reference value belongs.

Prefix Reference
A- Android bug ID
QC- Qualcomm reference number
M- MediaTek reference number
N- NVIDIA reference number
B- Broadcom reference number

4. What does a * next to the Android bug ID in the References column mean?

Issues that are not publicly available have a * next to the Android bug ID in the References column. The update for that issue is generally contained in the latest binary drivers for Nexus devices available from the Google Developer site.

5. Why are security vulnerabilities split between this bulletin and the Android Security Bulletins?

Security vulnerabilities that are documented in the Android Security Bulletins are required in order to declare the latest security patch level on Android devices. Additional security vulnerabilities, such as those documented in this bulletin, are not required for declaring a security patch level.

Versions

Version Date Notes
1.0 October 2, 2017 Bulletin published.
1.1 October 3, 2017 Bulletin revised to include AOSP links.