Samsung has started updating its smartphones with the September 2022 Android security patch. The corporation began out vigorously, but it is a few days later than in previous months. A number of Galaxy smartphones, including the Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Ultra, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, and Galaxy A52s, already have access to the most recent security update. Although the changes aren’t yet accessible everywhere, it’s only a question of time.
The German Galaxy S21 series is now running picking up of the September SMR (Security Maintenance Release). The phones now have firmware version G99*BXXS5CVHI. Apart from the most recent security fixes, Samsung is not seeding anything, but that is to be anticipated. The Android 13-based One UI 5.0 is a significant feature update that the business is preparing for its phones.
The September SMR is also initially available for the Galaxy S20 FE 5G in Europe, however the update is widely accessible there. In Austria, Bulgaria, the Baltic States, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, Italy, Luxembourg, the Nordic nations, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland, SamMobile confirms is being rolled out. A worldwide rollout ought to be imminent.
Advertisement The Galaxy S20 FE’s most recent firmware is version G781BXXU4FVI1. Along with this month’s vulnerability updates, it seems to be receiving something extra. But don’t hold out hope for any significant new features. It’s possible that Samsung is merely distributing some system improvements and bug fixes.
begun in Taiwan is present in the Galaxy A52s’ September SMR, though. This mid-range device is shipping with firmware version A528BZTU1CVH6, which may also include some system improvements. The new security update should start to reach users in other areas in the upcoming days.
A SECURITY UPDATE IN SEPTEMBER CORRECTS MORE THAN 50 VULNERABILITIES IN GALAXY DEVICES. Samsung added the information from the September SMR to its monthly security bulletin today. It lists patches for about 30 problems with the Android OS. Even though none of the problems were serious, Google has classified nearly all of them as high-severity faults.
Advertisement Additionally, this month, Samsung corrected 29 SVE (Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures) issues. These are Android-specific privacy and security concerns. Other brands’ Android products are unaffected. The company lists issues including incorrect access control vulnerability in Telecom application, intent redirection in Photo Editor, improper authorization vulnerability in Photo Editor and Video Editor, and more.
The Galaxy S21 series, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, and Galaxy A52s are currently receiving all of these patches. With the September SMR, Samsung will shortly extend coverage to more compatible Galaxy smartphones. We’ll keep you informed.