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Samsung monthly updates: January 2020 security patch detailed

After updating nearly a dozen devices with the January 2020 security patch between late December and the start of this week, Samsung has detailed the vulnerabilities that have been fixed with the latest patch. The January 2020 patch fixes five critical vulnerabilities discovered in the Android operating system, along with a number of high and moderate-risk vulnerabilities.

It also fixes 17 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items, which are vulnerabilities that are specific to Galaxy smartphones and tablets. One of the most severe vulnerabilities among those allowed brute force attacks on the lock screen password on devices with the Exynos 7885, Exynos 8895, and Exynos 9810 chipsets under the hood. Apparently, this vulnerability had first been fixed all the way back in May last year but required a more concrete solution, which has been included in the January 2020 patch.

As mentioned above, Samsung has already updated a few devices with the latest security patch, and more Galaxy phones and tablets will get it through updates in the coming weeks. You can always check if an update is available for your device from the Software update menu of its settings and by keeping an eye on our firmware archive and our news section, where we cover new security updates as and when they get released for various Galaxy device.

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Shqipronmorina
Shqipronmorina

Any news about A80 android 10 update ?

Pavantha
Pavantha

I didn’t still got update for my s10. I dont know why.

butchieboy
butchieboy

As my At&t Note 9 still sits on November patch. Pathetic.

farzad62sf
farzad62sf

My note 10+ (n9750) hasn’t updated to Android 10!!!
How long I have to wait for it?!
I never buy Samsung again!!!!

Jonassellan
Jonassellan

So download it from Sammobile and flash it through odin instead of sitting here and moan like a little b*tch. 😂

PJaya
PJaya

Not yet list newly lite device on security bulletin
S10 lite and Note10 lite

rmbln01
rmbln01

I’m wondering why samsung hasn’t released the OTA yet.
January update has been live for the Note10+ since last week in Smartwitch and in your firmware database.

Turbotomate
Turbotomate

OTA is now available in Germany for the Note 10+.

insaner
insaner

What Germany gave Samsung that always is first @ EU? 😉

NicuPit
NicuPit

They gave Samsung Something, because they are always first to receive everything.

cardicek
cardicek

What are you surprised about? Such a large country and so many subscribers. That’s clear. They gave nothing

rmbln01
rmbln01

Yes. I finally received it.

hoolgerr
hoolgerr

OTA is now available in Poland for the Note 10+.