Connect with us

Updates

Samsung’s September 2022 update prevents attackers steal Photo/Video Editor data

Published

on

One UI 4.1 Photo Editor

Recently, Samsung published the September 2022 security patch details for Galaxy consumers. The release notes describe which CVEs and SVEs will be fixed after the latest security update’s installation on your Galaxy device. While checking details in detail, we found a serious bug that may have stolen data from your Gallery.

According to Samsung, the September 2022 security update fixes include SVE-2022-0815, SVE-2022-0706, and SVE-2022-0899 items. These SVEs allow attackers to get sensitive information and access internal application data from Photo Editor and Video Editor apps.

Join Sammy Fans on Telegram

Going ahead with the information, these Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items affect Galaxy devices running Android 10 (One UI 2), Android 11 (One UI 3), and Android 12 (One UI 4). The company’s software developers have managed to disclose these three serious problems privately.

Follow Sammy Fans on Google News

While these Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items are related to Photo Editor and Video Editor apps, your phone’s Gallery might also have been affected. Both the Photo and Video Editor apps are part of Samsung Gallery and work as plugins to offer additional functionalities.

One UI 4.1 Photo Editor

As of now, Samsung released the September 2022 security patch for the Galaxy S21 series devices in Europe. In the coming days, other flagship and select mid-range/budget phones will receive the latest security maintenance release with the above-mentioned fixes for Galaxy users.

SVE Information

SVE-2022-0815 (CVE-2022-36853)

  • Intent redirection in Photo Editor
    • Severity: Moderate
    • Affected versions: Q(10), R(11), S(12)
    • Reported on: April 1, 2022
    • Disclosure status: Privately disclosed
    • Intent redirection in Photo Editor prior to SMR Sep-2022 Release 1 allows attacker to get sensitive information.
    • The patch adds flag check logic.

SVE-2022-0706 (CVE-2022-36857)

  • Improper Authorization vulnerability in Photo Editor
    • Severity: Moderate
    • Affected versions: R(11) and Photo Editor prior to 3.0.23.43 in S(12)
    • Reported on: March 22, 2022
    • Disclosure status: Privately disclosed
    • Improper Authorization vulnerability in Photo Editor prior to SMR Sep-2022 Release 1 allows physical attackers to read internal application data.
    • The patch adds the proper validation of the broadcast.

SVE-2022-0899 (CVE-2022-36852)

  • Improper Authorization vulnerability in Video Editor
    • Severity: Moderate
    • Affected versions: R(11), S(12)
    • Reported on: April 12, 2022
    • Disclosure status: Privately disclosed
    • Improper Authorization vulnerability in Video Editor prior to SMR Sep-2022 Release 1 allows local attacker to access internal application data.
    • The patch adds the proper validation of the broadcast.

Samsung September 2022 Security Update Tracker

| Source |

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.

Samsung

June 2024 update live for unlocked Galaxy S23 models in the US

Published

on

unlocked Galaxy S23 June 2024 update

Samsung is rolling out the June 2024 security update for unlocked variants of the Galaxy S23 series in the US, following the locked models. The update makes the smartphone more secure, stable, and reliable.

June 2024 security patch fixes 37 high-level CVEs for the Android operating system and 22 SVE items for Samsung’s One UI. It improves the grid image display, battery statistics services, call verification, the Samsung Dialer app, and more.

In addition, the latest security patch brings system security improvements, stability optimization, bug fixes, and functional enhancements to deliver a better user experience.

Latest Firmware:

  • Galaxy S23 – S911U1UES3CXЕЗ
  • Galaxy S23 Plus – S916U1UES3CXЕЗ
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra – S918U1UES3CXЕЗ

To access the new update on your Samsung Galaxy S23, go to the Settings app, tap on Software Update, and then select Download and Install. This will initiate the update process, and once completed, you’ll enjoy a more efficient smartphone experience.

unlocked Galaxy S23 June 2024 update

Continue Reading

Samsung

Samsung boosts Galaxy Z Fold 4 security with June 2024 update

Published

on

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 June 2024 update

Samsung is enhancing the security of its Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone with the release of the June 2024 security update. This update is rolling out for locked models in the US and will soon be available to more countries.

Users of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 smartphone are getting a June 2024 security update with One UI build version F936USQS5FXF1. The update improves system security and stability to provide an enhanced performance.

June 2024 security patch fixes over 55 vulnerability exposures from Google and Samsung to maintain the device’s reliability and offer users secure and error-free services. It also enhances some functions for a better user experience.

It is an initial rollout so it may take hours or days to reach all eligible devices. To check and install the update, open the Settings app >> Software Update >> Download and install.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 June 2024 update

Continue Reading

Apps

Samsung One UI Software Update app gets new update in June 2024

Published

on

Samsung Software app June 2024 update

Samsung has pushed the June 2024 update to its Software Update app with version 4.2.43. This update is available on the Galaxy Store with a file size of 9.52MB. It enhances the firmware updating process for Samsung devices.

The latest version brings improvements to the app’s functionality and resolves issues found in previous versions. By focusing on these enhancements, Samsung ensures that users have a more efficient and error-free experience when updating their device’s firmware.

Software updates are essential for maintaining device performance, security, and feature packs. The updated Software Update app by Samsung provides an effortless way for users to keep their devices up-to-date.

Users are advised to download and install the June 2024 update of the Samsung Software Update app. This update promises to enhance the overall functionality of Samsung devices, ensuring they operate at their best.

To install the update, you just need to visit Galaxy Store >> Menu option >> Updates. With the installation of the latest software, this app update automatically upgrades to the newest version. Also, you can download the update via the third-party app source link mentioned here.

Samsung Software app June 2024 update

Continue Reading