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[Canada] Galaxy S22, S20, Note 20, and A53 5G getting December 2022 security update

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As the time to change the calendar draws near, Samsung is also increasing the speed of its update availability. Nowadays, the Korean giant is releasing further updates for several smartphones region-wise. Earlier today, the company distributed further updates in the US, and now the latest security update is live in Canada.

Samsung released December 2022 security update for Galaxy S22, S20, Note 20, and A53 5G in Canada

Samsung Galaxy S22: Samsung now has two kinds of flagship segment smartphones, such as foldable and flat screen. In the flat screen segment, Galaxy S22 is the only device which is popular in the S series lineup. It might be the strong reason that most of the latest update first land on the Galaxy device. Users who own Galaxy S22 devices can identify the December 2022 security update by its build number S901WVLU2BVKI, S906WVLU2BVKI and S908WVLU2BVKI for Galaxy S22 general, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra respectively.

Screenshot: Galaxy S22+

Samsung Galaxy S20: Samsung S20 series devices were launched back in 2020 and come with Android 10 on board. According to the information, the device is no longer eligible for an Android OS update after updating to Android 13. However, the device is still eligible for some more security updates, while it has to receive the new security update in the form of a December 2022 security patch update. The latest update comes with a new firmware version number G980WVLS3GVK4, G985WVLS3GVK4 and G988WVLS3GVK4 for Galaxy S20 general, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra, respectively.

Screenshot: Galaxy S20 Ultra

Samsung Galaxy A53 5G: After releasing the December 2022 security update in the US, Samsung is now rolling out the same update to the Canada region for the Galaxy A53 5G device. According to the information Galaxy, A53 5G device is listed under the monthly security updates category, meaning the device is eligible for regular security updates for each month. The update carries a new firmware version number, A536WVLS3BVL1.

Samsung Galaxy Note 20: The Galaxy Note 20 series is the last lineup of the Note segment. It was launched in 2020 and came with Android 10 pre-installed. Being a two-year-old device, it has recently received an Android OS update, and just after that, the device is now receiving a new update in the form of the December 2022 security patch. Users of these devices can identify the latest update by their build numbers N981WVLS3GVKA and N986WVLS3GVKA. According to the information, the device will also get some more security updates in the coming days.

Screenshot: Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

December 2022 Security Patch Fixed These Vulnerabilities:

According to the Samsung documentation, the latest patches include the fix to as many as 93 vulnerabilities, 67 of them common to (almost) all Android devices. Of the long list, 5 vulnerabilities are defined as critical, 63 high priority, and 12 moderate. Most of these vulnerabilities affect Galaxy smartphones and tablets with Android 10, Android 11, and Android 12, but some also touch the latest version of the robot. Among the latter, one concerns the RCS system, which would allow malicious actors to access the phone number of an incoming call. It also required action on the vulnerability that would allow access to the contents of the toast notifications of the Personal Area through the Nice Catch app (it is part of the Good Lock package).


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These Samsung Galaxy Phones Received the June 2024 Security Patch Yet

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Samsung is now back in form to provide the latest update to its Galaxy device at the ideal time. The company has already distributed the June 2024 security update for the flagship devices in the initial stage. Later, the company started expanding the update to more devices that belong to different categories and are still going on. Before checking the list, let’s explore the update. 

June 2024 security patch: what’s new?

The June 2024 security patch, as the name suggests, is a monthly security update that doesn’t bring any important changes or features for the devices; the update is only focused on providing improvements to the overall security of the devices.

According to the official documentation, the June 2024 security patch update will provide several loophole fixes, Going into the details, there are a total of 59 loopholes addressed, of which 37 were addressed by Google, which strictly addressed the issues found in the Android systems. Along with this, 22 more fixes have been introduced by Google, which exclusively addressed the issues found in Galaxy devices.

Along with the security enhancements, some devices may also receive extra changes, which will enhance the performance and stability of the different functionalities. If you want to know whether the update is available for your device or not, you can check the list below.

Samsung updated these devices to the June 2024 update so far

Galaxy Z series

Galaxy S series 

Galaxy Note series

Galaxy A series 

Galaxy XCover series

Galaxy M series 

  • Galaxy M15

Galaxy F series 

  • Galaxy F15

Note: The June 2024 update has arrived for the above-mentioned devices, but some devices have received the update in limited regions, so it is possible that users who own any particular region may not receive the update yet, but if the device is listed, it is possible that the update will arrive in the next few days.

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Samsung brings June 2024 security update for Galaxy M15 and Galaxy F15

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Last week, Samsung introduced the latest June 2024 security patch to many popular devices belonging to the flagship and midrange categories. Now the company has started expanding the update to budget-friendly devices, including the Galaxy M15 and Galaxy F15.

Notably, the Galaxy M15 device is spotted reviving the June 2024 security patch in India and Europe with the firmware version numbers M156BXXS2AXF3 and M156BXXS2AXF2, respectively. Meanwhile, the Galaxy F15 has received an update in India with the firmware version number E156BXXS2AXF1. 

The June 2024 security patch update is one of the normal device maintenance software updates that doesn’t bring any surprising features or major improvements, but it will provide some internal changes that will not provide direct benefit to the user but will provide indirect advantages as the device will get more protected against external threats. 

According to the official changelog, it doesn’t specify any important changes for the device, so we can assume that the update will only make some internal changes that will improve the system’s security and stability.

If you are using the Galaxy F15 and Galaxy M15 devices in the above-mentioned reaction, then you can now update your devices to the latest version just by going to the software update menu via system settings. If the new update hasn’t arrived for your device yet, then you have to wait a few more hours, as it may take some time to reach every unit.

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Samsung Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 receive June 2024 security patch in the US

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Samsung has started rolling out the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 devices in the US. These are the initial units of the device that are getting a new update, and it is expected that more units will start getting new updates in the next few days. 

Galaxy A54 and A53 get June 2024 update in the USA

Notably, the locked unit of the Galaxy A54 is getting a new update with the firmware version number A546USQS7CXF4. More specifically, the update for the smartphone is spotted on some networks, including T Mobile, MetroPCS, and Dish Wireless. However, it has not yet been released for the unlocked variants. It is expected to be available on more carriers in the next few days.

The Galaxy A53 grabbed the update in the US for both locked and unlocked variants. Users who own the locked variant can identify the latest update by the firmware version number, A536USQSAEXF2. As of now, the update has arrived on several networks, including T-Mobile and Dish Wireless, and is expected to be available in more countries. Meanwhile, the unlocked variant is getting a new update with the firmware version number A536U1UES9EXF2. 

For your information, the June 2024 security patch update for the Galaxy A54 and A53 doesn’t bring any significant features or changes for the devices, but it will provide some enhancements to the working of the devices. 

Along with this, if you are having any issues while using the device, the update may provide fixes to improve the experience of using the device in different conditions. The latest update may also improve the overall performance of the devices. 

If you are using the Galaxy A54 and Galaxy A53 devices and live in the US, then you should start getting notifications about it. To install the latest update, you need to go to the software update menu via system settings. If you haven’t received the update yet, then you have to wait some more time.

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