Of any single product, CVE Details reckons, Android had the most reported vulnerabilities in 2016 – but as a vendor, Adobe still tops the list. The analysis is limited by the fact that only vulnerabilities passing through Mitre’s Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) database are counted. That’s a statistically worthwhile dataset, however, since 10,098 bugs were assigned numbers during 2016. Even so, with 523 vulnerabilities landing a CVE number in 2016, Android carried nearly double the patch-load of Adobe Flash (which had 266 and was number four on the list).
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: The Register