You may recall from the November update that Google started including "functional" improvements for Nexus and Pixel devices that were included alongside the security stuff. This update is said to address several issues uncovered in the recent months. They also confirmed that this update will indeed include the KRACK patch.
As usual, the vulnerabilities level has been segmented from high to critical, with the most critical one in relating to the media framework, possibly allowing remote attackers to execute arbitrary code through a "crafted file". Sensitive data that can be retrieved using the KRACK exploit include credit card numbers, chat messages, emails, passwords, photos, as per Phone Arena. Google is doing this now through its December security patch.
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"Exploitation for many issues on Android is made more hard by enhancements in newer versions of the Android platform".
Android 8.1 is an incremental maintenance release of Android Oreo. "The Android security team actively monitors for abuse through Google Play Protect and warns users about Potentially Harmful Applications".
Rain tomorrow evening, chilly temperatures by Wednesday
Overall tonight temperatures will drop to the upper 40s and low 50s so we'll be a little warmer than last night. Cold lows north of the around 35 with frost, protect pets/people and chilly south of the lake around 44.
The error was first noted in October and garnered plenty of complaints from users who had splashed out on Google's top-end devices.
There are 19 issues resolved in the December security patch dated 2017-12-01 and 28 in the 2017-12-05 one. Some OEMs such as Samsung and LG maintain a separate security bulletin for security fixes that are isolated to their devices due to the OEM ROM they have created.
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However, Google notes that there are no reports of customers being affected by these security issues. Ever since the Stagefright vulnerability was made public, the mothership has made it its own responsibility to put out a monthly patch for evolving Android security risks.