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Samsung February 2019 security patch gets detailed

A couple of days after Google posted its Android Security Bulletin for this month, the Samsung February 2019 security patch has now been detailed. Samsung releases monthly security maintenance updates for many of its devices to deliver fixes from Google and patches for its own software.

We’ve seen new security patches actually coming out before they were detailed in recent months. That hasn’t happened yet this month. Samsung hasn’t released the February 2019 security patch for any device as of now.

Samsung February 2019 security patch

All of the fixes included in the Android Security Bulletin – Feb 2019 package are present in this security maintenance release. It fixes five critical vulnerabilities in addition to dozens of high and one moderate risk Android OS vulnerability.

One of the vulnerabilities fixed by Google could enable a remote attacker to run arbitrary code on a target’s device using a specially crafted PNG file in the context of a privileged process. Another could enable a malicious app to run arbitrary code on the device without the user knowing about it.

12 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures items have also been fixed with this security patch. One such vulnerability allowed access to learned words through S Voice on the lock screen. Some of the patched items have not been disclosed in the interest of security.

The Samsung February 2019 security patch will soon be rolling out to compatible devices. We can expect the flagships to get it first before the others do. Users will be required to wait a bit before their devices receive the latest security maintenance release. We’ll be sure to let you know once it starts rolling out.

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cris1920
cris1920

I’m still waiting for Android PIE at G965F with PLS brand. Can I flash XEO with Odin without losing data ??

RHBH
RHBH

Why does Samsung use the Day 1 (partial) security patch, instead of Day 5 (complete) security patch from Google?

Koma26
Koma26

I have unlocked S9+ and still on October 2018 security patch.

riddick0510
riddick0510

If you know how. You can download latest firmware from this site from any carrier in the world if you want

Koma26
Koma26

I know I can download,still don’t know how to install because I have never try to do that.All of us complaining here, give a lot of money to Samsung for their top phones and we expect regular updates OTA and not to manually flash.But on the end I will learn how to do that, waiting for Samsung is useless…

PJaya
PJaya

I cannot understand, here is not samsung support, why complaint here? Everyone some here to complaint

Koma26
Koma26

I don’t understand why you are bothered? News are about software update and people just complain between themselves and share their bad experience with Samsung software updates.No one here think that Sammobile is Samsung…

locarno
locarno

“One such vulnerability allowed access to learned words through S-Voice on the lock screen.”

What is learned words ?

GregmaaX
GregmaaX

Somehow im still without Android Pie and still on the June security patch… Unlocked international S9. Nice job Samsung

1liono373
1liono373

my Unlock s9+ that I purchased from Samsung.com is still on NOVEMBER 1 2018 SECURITY PATCH, I want to tell Samsung go to hell

Eslip1
Eslip1

Same here…. Very disappointed

mefistoreyon
mefistoreyon

There is some issue with your device. Try to connect it to Smart Switch or use Odin to flash the last firmware. Seems you won’t get any updates.

Jonassellan
Jonassellan

Already on the February security patch since Friday February 1st on my Samsung galaxy s8 running the beta 3 pie firmware

dee1012
dee1012

How is the beta 3 pie firmware? any glitches whatsoever?