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Samsung has already started releasing the April 2021 security patch to its several Galaxy smartphones even before starting the month of April. However, the company has recently published the security bulletin of the April 2021 security update, which details the revisions and bug fixes.

According to the official information, Samsung’s April 2021 patch keeps Galaxy phones and tablets secure against 6 critical and 37 high levels of CVEs. There’s no moderate level of threat found in this month’s patch while the company has already fixed 1 CVE with March’s patch and 1 CVE is not applicable for Samsung Galaxy devices.

Back in February 2021, the South Korean tech giant has officially announced that it will provide at least four years of up-to-date security patches for the Galaxy devices launched since 2019. Therefore, the company has also released the list of eligible devices that will get monthly/quarterly/other security updates. You can also check the full report HERE.

List of CVEs fixed in April 2021 security patch:

Critical

CVE-2020-11204, CVE-2020-11228, CVE-2020-11218, CVE-2020-11192, CVE-2020-11227, CVE-2021-0430

High

CVE-2020-11178, CVE-2020-11165, CVE-2020-11195, CVE-2020-11198, CVE-2020-11194, CVE-2020-11220, CVE-2020-11199, CVE-2020-11221, CVE-2020-11308, CVE-2020-11290, CVE-2020-11309, CVE-2020-11186, CVE-2020-11226, CVE-2020-11171, CVE-2020-11222, CVE-2020-11188, CVE-2020-11190, CVE-2020-11189, CVE-2020-11166, CVE-2021-0399, CVE-2021-0400, CVE-2021-0426, CVE-2021-0427, CVE-2021-0432, CVE-2021-0438, CVE-2021-0439, CVE-2021-0442, CVE-2021-0443, CVE-2021-0444, CVE-2021-0338, CVE-2021-0437, CVE-2021-0436, CVE-2021-0471, CVE-2021-0429, CVE-2021-0433, CVE-2021-0431, CVE-2021-0435

Moderate

  • None

Already included in previous updates

  • CVE-2020-11223

Not applicable to Samsung devices

  • CVE-2020-11299, CVE-2021-0446

* Please see Android Security Bulletin for detailed information on Google patches HERE.

Along with Google patches, Samsung Mobile provides 21 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 April-2021 Release 1 includes all patches from Samsung and Google. Some of the SVE items may not be included in this package, in case these items were already included in a previous maintenance release.

James is the lead content creator on Sammy Fans and mostly works on Samsung's firmware section. His first phone was the Galaxy S4 and continues to get new S series devices. Most of the time, James tries to learn about new technologies and gadgets but he also sneaks a bit of free time to nearby rivers and nature.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 May 2024 update reaches Europe

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Samsung is sending the May 2024 security update for Galaxy Note 20 and Galaxy Note 20 Ultra smartphones in Europe. This update is already out for locked models of these devices in the US.

The Korean tech giant is rolling out a May 2024 security update for the Galaxy Note 20 series in Europe with the One UI build version ending with HXE9. The company will soon make this update in more countries.

The latest security patch resolves 45 vulnerabilities, including 33 from Google. It includes 3 Critical and 26 High-level CVEs. The update also features 25 Samsung-specific fixes.

Moreover, the update brings system security improvements, stability optimization, functional enhancements, and bug fixes. With this update, the company aims to provide an enhanced and better user experience.

Users of the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra smartphones can check and install the latest update by following a few easy steps mentioned below.

  • Open Settings
  • Scroll and tap Software update
  • Finally, hit the Download and install

If you have received the latest update, then follow the on-screen instructions to install the update on your smartphone.

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5G grabs May 2024 security update in the US

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Samsung is rolling out a new update for the Galaxy Z Flip 5G smartphone, which installs the May 2024 security patch. The update improves system security and stability to enhance the overall performance of the device.

At present, the May 2024 update is available for locked Galaxy Z Flip 5G models in the United States. It is expected to become available in other regions soon. Users can verify it through the One UI build version F707USQS8IXE2.

The fresh security update is essential as it incorporates the latest patches for Android, protecting the smartphone against emerging security threats. Additionally, the update resolves several bugs for a smoother and more efficient user experience.

Users with Galaxy Z Flip 5G can check and install the update by going to the Settings menu, selecting ‘Software Update’, and then choosing ‘Download and install’.

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Samsung Galaxy S24, S23 get second firmware update in May 2024

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Samsung Galaxy S24 S23 second May 2024 update

Samsung is advancing its software support for Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S24 series smartphones by releasing the second update in May 2024. This update has started in Thailand and is expected to be available in more regions shortly.

Owners of the Galaxy S24 series are getting the update with the build version S92xBXXU2AXE4, which is about 450MB in size. This update is significant as it reportedly addresses the video rattle issue to enhance the video experience for users.

For the Galaxy S23 series, the update comes with the build version S91xBXXU5CXE1 and is nearly 430MB. Although the details of the improvements are not specified, it is likely to include security enhancements and fixes for better device performance.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy S23 and Galaxy S24 series are advised to install the second May 2024 update to take advantage of the latest security measures and improvements.

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