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Samsung’s February 2018 security patch ready for release

Samsung users can expect to see the February 2018 security patch rolling out soon as it’s now ready for release. Samsung has detailed the latest security maintenance release for the month of February 2018. The company only ramped up the release of the January 2018 security patch a couple of weeks ago and there are still many devices out there that haven’t received last month’s patch as yet. Nevertheless, we can start looking forward to the February patch now.

February 2018 security patch

All of the patches included by Google in the Android Security Bulletin – February 2018 are present in this security maintenance release. This includes patches for six critical vulnerabilities found in the Android operating system and dozens of high-risk and moderate-risk vulnerabilities.

The most severe issue patched by Google in the latest security bulletin could enable a remote attacker to use a specially crafted file to execute unauthorized code within the context of a privileged process in the Media framework.

The February 2018 security patch also brings fixes for 16 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items that were found in the company’s own software. It’s only a matter of time now before Samsung starts rolling out this security maintenance release to supported devices.

One can never predict which will be the first device to get the new patch but if history is any indication, Samsung will release the February 2018 security patch to mid-range devices first before rolling it out to flagship models.

We’ll update you as soon as the February 2018 security patch starts rolling out.

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ForanFigo
ForanFigo

i have february security patch on my a5 2016 for SEE.I wonder when this rom will be on your download site?

Aditya87090
Aditya87090

Bro my j5 prime running on August 2017 . Please give feb update

nfox25
nfox25

Stupid samsung, in (Baltic SEB) region im stil have november security patch, those idiots always forgot about small countries.

EssamElshamy
EssamElshamy

still on december patch on my s8 plus . thats really annoying come on samsung.

rl010
rl010

My s7 edge runs the January security patch

GuesWhoLow
GuesWhoLow

Samsung is more interested in preparing the sale on new S9 and forget about customers who expect updates on other devices …

rustampers
rustampers

My S8 is still on November .Samsung again lies. In a year I will not buy samsung. It’s enough to throw in money

ahmed alkorde
ahmed alkorde

ahmed alkode

PaulCSYD
PaulCSYD

My S7 Edge is stuck on Oct 2017. Samsung were excellent with updates for the first 9 months then they dwindled to one every 2nd or 3rd month, meanwhile all the cheaper sub phones kept getting updated regularly. I know that my phone is nearly two years old and it will be used for another two years by my kids when we upgrade to the S9+, given it is still very functional I don’t understand why the security patches are not rolling out on a monthly basis. Samsung obviously forgot about their promises of timely updates to their premium range.

msjames09
msjames09

My note 8 is on January security update

zlays84
zlays84

My fathers cheap J3 2016 on Android 5.1.1 recieved January security update yesterday and my S8 still on November one…this sucks!

yayatel
yayatel

cool

JSH1973
JSH1973

both of my Note 8s are now on January security patch

Mabdullag131807
Mabdullag131807

My S7 edge is still on Ocrober 1, 2017

CsabaZz
CsabaZz

“It’s only a matter of time now before Samsung starts rolling out this security maintenance release to supported devices.”

No, let’s be more precise:

“It’s only a year or two from now before Samsung starts rolling out this security maintenance release to supported devices.”

mefistoreyon
mefistoreyon

I am still on November security patch – Galaxy S8 Plus

waquzy
waquzy

Same here on my S8

Dezd1
Dezd1

I love the optimism of this article but if you read through the comments sections on any of the articles regarding monthly updates then you will see that the majority of Samsung customers will almost certainly get the updates at least one month later, more often than not it will take 2 or 3 months. As a UK citizen, I am furious that Samsung gives us a big fat zero for pre ordering a flagship when other markets are showered with free gifts. We also pay way more for the same device, have to wait longer than most for updates… Read more »

o0MHJ0o
o0MHJ0o

Yep, if Samsung didn’t have the best display on the market I would have jumped ship years ago… especially for UK consumers – as I have similarly pointed out in other articles, we get a very bad deal indeed.

Tokher
Tokher

I am Samsung fan but my s7 edge is on October patch. What is going on???

Mabdullag131807
Mabdullag131807

Me too

kolatrijal
kolatrijal

My S8+ SM-G955FD (Malaysia) still on December 2017 security patch which received it’s end of January 2018. Too much delay Samsung.

arnab2013
arnab2013

c7 pro still on August 2017 security patch

Rachit Arora
Rachit Arora

Same here for A9 pro

iwantschak
iwantschak

It’s ridiculous am still on November patch for a flagship S8+ phone yet midrange phones get security patches on the same month every month, really grinds my gears!!! Oreo has been in beta for users for weeks on end yet Samsung still won’t be rolling it out until end of Feb, tho locked carriers like EE in UK will take months just to roll it out coz there fuking shit. I ain’t getting a Samsung phone again, am going to get a pixel!!!!

sunilanajwala
sunilanajwala

Samsung C9 Pro?

Ķøžhąýa BM
Ķøžhąýa BM

Sill with december on my note 8?

Aliyetim
Aliyetim

A8 2016 (A810F) is still on August patch

idell
idell

A7 2017 is still on December patch…

iwantschak
iwantschak

December is better than November like I am on

PJaya
PJaya

My A7 2016 still Aug 2017
But sister (A5 2016, A3 2016) already Dec 2017 or Jan 2018

bgpuccia2987
bgpuccia2987

I never understood why the A7 got the updates later than the A3 and A5.

deardevil
deardevil

really?? im still on november security patch on my S8……shame

blackps
blackps

Same here,what is the problem with them?

Tondern
Tondern

Some carrier variants in Europe have december patch but the unlocked S8+ is mainly on november patch in all of Europe. Crazy stuff.