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Samsung publishes details of the April 2019 security patch

Samsung has released the security patch details for April 2019. The company releases monthly security maintenance updates for many of its devices to fix vulnerabilities in Android OS as well as its own software. The April 2019 security patch should start making its way to compatible devices in the next few days.

Fixes five critical Android OS vulnerabilities

As always, the security maintenance release for April 2019 also contains fixes for several bugs, including five critical and dozens of high-risk Android OS vulnerabilities. One of the critical Android OS vulnerabilities fixed could enable a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a target’s device using a specially crafted file in the context of a privileged process.

In addition, this month’s security maintenance release also includes patches for 15 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items. One of the bugs could allow unauthorized users to disable some protected features without any prior authentication via Emergency mode. The new security patch adds authentication procedure before it starts Emergency mode. A smartwatch bug that allowed devices to show Secure Folder notification content in smartwatches has also been fixed.

Samsung have been pretty quick in releasing monthly security updates lately. The April 2019 security patch should also start rolling out soon. Samsung’s flagship handsets are most likely to receive the update first.

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Owais Akram
Owais Akram

Can i get any software update on galaxy j3 pro. After receiving security patch level March 2018.

zengshengliu
zengshengliu

US Unlocked S10+ still on February update…

Owais Akram
Owais Akram

I can’t receive any security patch from March 2018 on my galaxy j3 pro. Can I get.

Vipauer
Vipauer

S7 please 😉

cardicek
cardicek

For what? Same updates are solving it completely … 🙂

Poloniumra
Poloniumra

S9+ Us unlock stuck in Feb Security patch

kakudiego
kakudiego

Mine January S9+. Unlocked Snapdragon

massimo729
massimo729

I hop e the Will fix the Bluetooth issues and, it would be nice, give us what they gave to s9 pie.

Tosifjanmemon
Tosifjanmemon

Plz Pie update Galaxy A6 2018 Schedule Aprils Samsung is very Fast well done samsung good job

meganix
meganix

according to the roadmap released by the samsung your device had to receive android 9 pie already in March maximum to april (ie this month) I think it is a matter of days or weeks before the A6 2018 will receive the update considering that the version “+ “has already received it for some time

yosephtangly
yosephtangly

I haven’t receive the March patch yet.

locarno
locarno

“A smartwatch bug that allowed devices to show Secure Folder notification content in smartwatches has also been fixed.”

So Secure Folder is not so secure.

Biransahin
Biransahin

This is all standard stuff. Nothing to get excited about. Vulnerabilities found are theoretical so they fix them before the possibility they might happen. I have a Gear S3 Frontier and a Note9, notifications are not appearing on my watch from my secure folder. Same with your other questions. They’re just fixing possible loopholes. Why are you asking Sammobile these questions? How will the guys know the answers to them. Ask Samsung support these questions. You keep thinking that Sammobile is Samsung. They are not Samsung.

locarno
locarno

I know they are not Samsung.
Samsung support can’t answer this questions.

locarno
locarno

“One of the bugs could allow unauthorized users to disable some protected features without any prior authentication via Emergency mode.”

What features ?

locarno
locarno

“One of the critical Android OS vulnerabilities fixed could enable a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a target’s device using a specially crafted file in the context of a privileged process.”

How to do this ?

gentux
gentux

Disclosing this would be stupid until devices are fixed, don’t you think?

Ferrari La Ferrari 001
Ferrari La Ferrari 001

Will be any bug fixes, performance improvements, adding futures for note 9 running android 9 ?

Biransahin
Biransahin

????? Sorry my friend, don’t understand your question.

RazorGamingHD
RazorGamingHD

He meant if there will be new improvements, bug fixes and new features for Note 9 on One UI

Ferrari La Ferrari 001
Ferrari La Ferrari 001

Features*