Update Google fixes actively exploited Android kernel vulnerability


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Mar 13, 2022
Google has released the second part of the May security patch for Android, including a fix for an actively exploited Linux kernel vulnerability.

The flaw, tracked as CVE-2021-22600, is a privilege escalation bug in the Linux kernel that threat actors can exploit via local access. As Android uses a modified Linux kernel, the vulnerability also affects the operating system.