Samsung smartphones have already received the January 2021 security patch via OTA. Now, the South Korean tech giant has announced the January 2021 security patch bulletin for its devices. Along with Google security patches, Samsung provides 9 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items, in order to improve customer’s confidence in the security of Samsung Mobile devices.
Samsung security index (SSI), found in “Security software version”, SMR January 2021 Release 1 includes all patches from Samsung and Google. Some of the SVE details may not be included in this list, in case these items were already included in a previous support release.
The January 2021 security patch from Samsung fixes different levels of exploits and issues within Samsung phones including 1 Critical, 47 High, and 0 (None) Moderate levels of CVEs. On the other hand, the company has also released the list of eligible Samsung devices for monthly and quarterly security updates.
You can check the complete detail of CVEs below:
CVE-2020-0466, CVE-2020-0465, CVE-2020-0444, CVE-2020-0455, CVE-2020-0456, CVE-2020-11138, CVE-2020-11139, CVE-2020-3685, CVE-2020-11143, CVE-2020-11136, CVE-2020-11137, CVE-2020-3691, CVE-2020-3686, CVE-2020-11140, CVE-2020-11179, CVE-2020-11146, CVE-2020-11145, CVE-2020-11144, CVE-2020-11200, CVE-2020-11214, CVE-2020-11215, CVE-2020-11212, CVE-2020-11213, CVE-2020-11119, CVE-2020-11225, CVE-2021-0313, CVE-2021-0303, CVE-2021-0306, CVE-2021-0307, CVE-2021-0310, CVE-2021-0315, CVE-2021-0317, CVE-2021-0318, CVE-2021-0319, CVE-2021-0304, CVE-2021-0309, CVE-2021-0321, CVE-2021-0322, CVE-2019-9376, CVE-2020-15999, CVE-2016-6328, CVE-2021-0311, CVE-2021-0312, CVE-2021-0316, CVE-2020-0471, CVE-2021-0308, CVE-2021-0320
Already included in previous updates:
Not applicable to Samsung devices:
CVE-2020-11217, CVE-2020-11197, CVE-2020-0016, CVE-2020-0019, CVE-2020-11216
Samsung Galaxy A52s starts getting September 2023 security update [1.5GB]
September 2023 security update for Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G smartphone comes with One UI build version A528BXXU5EWH9 and a big size installtion package of around 1.5GB. The changelog of the update does not contain any new feature or change except for security maintenance and stability optimization.
According to official details, the September 2023 security patch fixes over 60 flaws found in smartphones and tablets in the previous version. In addition, it updates several stock apps to the newest version such as Samsung Notes, Members, Wallet, and Calculator.
The update is currently rolling out for Galaxy A52s smartphone in Brazil and the company will soon expand it to more countries. You can install the update through Settings >> Software Update >> Download and install.
— Samsung Software Updates (@SamsungSWUpdate) September 28, 2023
Enhance your gaming experience with Samsung Game Launcher 7.0.05.1 update
The latest update enhances some functions of the app to provide an even better and more enjoyable experience. Users can update the app now and enjoy the benefits of the new version.
The fresh update is compatible with Galaxy devices running Android 9 to Android 13. It has a size of 17.63 MB. Users can download it from the Google Play Store or the Samsung Galaxy Store. You can also get it from the third-party source link mentioned here.
Samsung Game Launcher is a must-have app for gamers who own Samsung devices. It enhances the gaming experience by providing various options and features that deliver different needs and preferences.
Samsung Galaxy A14 5G grabs five One UI 5.1.1 enhancements
Samsung is rolling out a One UI 5.1.1 update with a September 2023 security patch for Galaxy A14 5G smartphone. The update is rolling out for locked Galaxy A14 models on the Verizon network in the US.
The latest update comes with a bunch of new enhancements for Gallery, Samsung Health, Hotspot, and more to deliver an intuitive and reliable experience, In addition, it updates, the update installs the latest Android security patch to improve system security and stability.
One UI 5.1.1 update for Samsung Galaxy A14 5G smartphone can be identified through One UI build version A146USQU4BWH4. The update is rolling out gradually so it may take time to reach all models.
One UI 5.1.1 Update for Samsung Galaxy A14 5G
This software update provides One UI 5.1.1, with enhancements to Gallery, Samsung Health, and Hotspot. For more information, open the Tips app > “What’s new in One UI 5”. The latest Android security patch is also included in this update.
- Added more date/time styles for watermarks.
- Copy/paste effects.
- Remaster picture: Added Focus view to highlight individuals.
- When paired with Galaxy Watch, Samsung Health now provides upgraded sleep management, including Sleep Score Factors, Sleep Consistency and Sleep Animal Symbols. You can also access Sleep Coaching from your Galaxy Watch to track your progress and stay motivated throughout the day.
- Added Private Sharing to set time limits and prevent recipients from resharing files.
- Added Share to contacts to quickly find your contacts and share files.
- Enhanced memory management.
- Added option to clear app cache.
- Added Memory resident apps option for managing processes
- Added dashboard for hotspot mobile data usage.
- Added data limits and time limits for managing hotspot usage.
- Added one-time password to provide temporary access to hotspot.