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Galaxy J5 (2017) January 2018 update released


Last updated: January 29th, 2018 at 08:54 UTC+02:00

Samsung is now rolling out the Galaxy J5 (2017) January 2018 security update. The company detailed the security maintenance release earlier this month and it brings fixes for several critical vulnerabilities. The latest security patch for this handset is now being rolled out over-the-air.

Galaxy J5 (2017) January 2018 update

Samsung has already released the January 2018 security patch for several devices including but not limited to its flagship handsets like the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy Note 8. The J series handsets that have received the update so far include the Galaxy J3 (2017), the Galaxy J1 mini and the Galaxy J7 Max.

It’s now the Galaxy J7 (2017)’s turn. Samsung is rolling out the firmware update for model number SM-J530F. The update has only been released in Poland right now but it’s only a matter of time before it goes live elsewhere.

The January 2018 security patch includes fixes for five critical vulnerabilities that were discovered in the Android operating system as well as fixes for several low, moderate and high-risk vulnerabilities. There are patches for 13 Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items found in Samsung’s software as well.

Samsung is now rolling out firmware version J530FXXU2ARA2 for the Galaxy J5 (2017) in Poland over-the-air. The firmware file is also available for download from our firmware section.

Firmware Galaxy J5 (2017)
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