Google Releases Android Update to Patch Actively Exploited Vulnerability

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Google has released monthly security patches for Android with fixes for 37 flaws across different components, one of which is a fix for an actively exploited Linux kernel vulnerability that came to light earlier this year.
Tracked as CVE-2021-22600 (CVSS score: 7.8), the vulnerability is ranked “High” for severity and could be exploited by a local user to escalate privileges or deny service.