There’s no end to the flurry of software application updates coming out through Samsung‘s doors. On one hand, the company is rapidly seeding Android 13 to its remaining eligible Galaxy devices as it seeks to complete the update before the end of 2022. On the other hand, the firm is picking up the pace with its December security update. The latest SMR (Security Maintenance Release) has reached a few more Galaxy devices today. Namely, the Galaxy S22 series and the Galaxy A52, both of which have already received Android 13.The December security patch is widely rolling out to the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, and Galaxy S22 Ultra. As of this writing, users in India, Indonesia, Israel, Kenya, Lebanon, Malaysia, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Turkey, the UAE, the Netherlands, and Vietnam are getting the update. The new firmware version in these countries is S90*EXXU2BVKM. The rollout should soo reach other markets, including the US. Note that the build number may vary depending on your region, device model, and processor.Samsung also recently released the December SMR for the Galaxy A52. The 4G LTE model of the phone is initially picking up the new security update. The rollout has begun in a host of European countries, including Germany, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine. The updated firmware version for this premium mid-range smartphone is A525FXXS4CVK4. It should just be a matter of time before the company brings the release to other European markets and also covers the 5G model.
The December security update patches 80 vulnerabilities in Galaxy devices
The December SMR for Samsung’ s Galaxy smart devices and tablets spots as lots of as 80 vulnerabilities. Of those 67 vulnerability spots become part of Google’s latest ASB (Android Security Bulletin). These are defects in Android OS and other partner parts. They impact all Android items utilizing those parts. Google identified 5 ASB spots in December as important. Some of them might cause remote code execution with no extra advantages. Additionally, 60 spots were identified “high-severity” by the Android makers.Along with these ASB spots, the December SMR likewise brings 13 Galaxy- particularvulnerability fixes These concerns do not exist in Android items from other brand names. If you’re utilizing the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra, or Galaxy A52, all of these security fixes will reach your phone in the coming days. As typical, you can wait on an alert about the OTA (over the air) release or by hand look for updates from the Settings app. Since updates are presented in batches, it might take a couple of days prior to everybody gets the latest release.