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May 2019 security patch details confirmed by Samsung

Samsung has confirmed the details of the May 2019 security patch today. The company releases a new security patch every month for compatible devices. These updates are light on new features but they do apply essential fixes for vulnerabilities found in Android and Samsung’s own software.

Google has already put out its Android Security Bulletin for this month which details all of the OS vulnerabilities that have been addressed with this release. It points out that there have been no reports of “active customer exploitation or abuse” of the newly reported issues.

May 2019 security patch details

Fixes for seven critical vulnerabilities are included in the May 2019 patch in addition to patches for dozens of high and moderate risk vulnerabilities. The most severe of these vulnerabilities was found in the Media framework. It could allow a remote attacker to use a special file to run arbitrary code on a device within the context of a privileged process.

The security patch for the month of May 2019 also brings fixes for 21 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items. These are the issues that were identified in Samsung’s own software. For example, an issue with the keyboard leaking clipboard contents on the lock screen through Bixby has been fixed.

There are plenty of devices which will receive the latest security patch in the coming weeks. Samsung will gradually begin the rollout with its flagship devices likely being the first to get it. However, we’ve seen Samsung start the rollout with mid-range devices as well, and we’ll be sure to let you know as the patch starts making it to Galaxy smartphones and tablets.

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zorglub54
zorglub54

We are the 21th of may and no update (BTU, DBT, XEF) : may we aspect this update before Chrismas ?
Shame on you all Samsung staff…
We will also receve Android 9 in 2100 if all goes well… Shame on you…

S10+ 8Go/512 at 1.200€…

mtacanga
mtacanga

Y la configuración PRO para el vídeo para cuando?

meyemmabasso
meyemmabasso

I bought S10 on Monday unlocked for factory version in Argentina, and my phone received April Patch.
I wish my phone received all the patches as fast as this. I mean I wish this phone received all the patches and major releases on time….

Kaique Rabelo
Kaique Rabelo

Has anyone ever received upgrade in J7 prime (2016)?
# Android_Pie_9.0
# Future_Android_Q_10

meyemmabasso
meyemmabasso

I bought S10 on Monday unlocked for factory version in Argentina, and my phone received April Patch.
I wish my phone received all the patches as fast as this. I mean I wish this phone received all the patches and major releases on time….

locarno
locarno

When they create OS without vulnerabilities ?

mvassu
mvassu

Samsung now a days only focus mid range mobiles bcz till not rolling out firmware updates on April for most of the flagship models and not updates for One UI 1.1 also……. waste

meyemmabasso
meyemmabasso

My S10 already got One UI 1.1 with April Security Update. I don’t know what you`re talking about.

SWIZZBEATZ
SWIZZBEATZ

Please don’t screw up the battery life may update.

tdc
tdc

I hope they have fixed the proximity sensor bug too.

MirceaForce
MirceaForce

i think it’s a bug with this accidental touch protection s10..not only the s10e

-the sensor works even if not in a bag or pocket….like in room where is low light and it’s covering the display

-i did perform full reset etc wipe cache nothing works..sometimes when i lift the phone and double tap the screen the message come and say traalla and press ok ….

must be a bug with this

tdc
tdc

Yes, for me too, the “accidental touch protection” doesn’t work, i did full reset too and i’m still with the issue.

xankazo
xankazo

Agree. It’s one of the most annoying bugs in this phone (S10+)

clownin72
clownin72

As usual unlocked S10 plus still waiting to get last months security update.

deardevil
deardevil

in Portugal both s10+ and S10 already received the April security patch weeks ago.

x M a L i K x
x M a L i K x

My Chinese verient S10 plus has aslo had the April patch weeks ago.

meyemmabasso
meyemmabasso

I bought S10 on Monday unlocked for factory version in Argentina, and my phone received April Patch.
I wish my phone received all the patches as fast as this. I mean I wish this phone received all the patches and major releases on time….