Even though Android 4.4.3 KitKat has only been out a couple of weeks, Google quietly released an updated version to its operating system on Thursday.
Android 4.4.4 is now available for download on several Nexus devices via the Nexus Factory Image page. Those devices listed for the update include the Nexus 4, 5, 7, and 10.
Based on scant information from the Nexus Factory Image page and a Google+ post from Android Engineering Program Manager Sascha Prüter, this new Android 4.4.4 version is fairly minor and basically entails a few security patches. Prüter hinted that the update primarily addresses the CVE-2014-0224 flaw, which was after the notorious Heartbleed bug was uncovered.
According to Prüter, more information on the update will be available within another 48 hours. It's unclear when Android 4.4.4 will be rolled out to other devices.
CNET contacted Google for comment on Android 4.4.4. We'll update the story when we get more information.
(Via Ars Technica).