It has been over a week since Samsung started sending out the September 2021 security patch for eligible devices. We normally have to wait for a bit before the company actually reveals everything that the latest security maintenance release patches.
With most of its key devices already receiving the update, the company has now released the details of its September 2021 security update. As you’d expect, it patches up dozens of vulnerabilities in both Android OS and Samsung’s own software.
Samsung details the September 2021 security patch
Patches from both Google and Samsung are bundled in this latest update. Google has fixed three critical vulnerabilities in its Android OS in addition to dozens of high and moderate-risk exploits.
Also included in this patch are fixes for 23 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures items. These are the vulnerabilities that were found in Samsung’s own software. One such exploit allowed improper access control in Bluetooth APIs, allowing untrusted apps to get Bluetooth information.
There are quite a few devices that have already received this update. The list includes the Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy Z Flip, Galaxy S10 Lite, Galaxy S20 series, Galaxy S21, Galaxy Z Flip 3 and the Galaxy Z Fold 3.
All other compatible devices should receive the latest Samsung security patch soon. You can use our custom tool to check whether your device already has the up to date security update.