stagefrightMany Android owners are probably aware of the Stagefright vulnerability that was discovered several weeks ago. This resulted in companies such as Google scrambling to release updates that will supposedly fix the issue. So far many OEMs have released patches for it, meaning that the problem is over, or is it?

According to security research firm Exodus Intel (via Phandroid), it has been discovered that while Stagefright might have been patched, in reality it’s just one part of the story. The company discovered that there are still plenty of bugs floating around inside the multimedia library meaning that your device could still potentially be vulnerable.

Exodus Intel has since relayed the information to Google and thankfully the company has already begun working on a fix for that. However it seems that these additional updates will only be rolled out to Nexus handsets in September as part of Google’s monthly patch program, so it looks like Nexus owners will have a couple of weeks of waiting before they can get it.

As for other Android OEMs, Google has already sent the code to them so it’s really a matter of time before they start pushing it out to their devices as well, which unfortunately is hard to say when as it will really depend on the OEM and when they choose to release the patch.

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