Samsung May 2023 security update fixes 55 security flaws including Exynos modem, and more

Every month Samsung releases a new security update for its eligible Galaxy device. With every new security update, the company aims to strengthen the security of its devices by fixing the security vulnerabilities which are present in the devices. This update doesn’t only include exclusive functions of Samsung, but it comes with the known bug fixes which Google pushes for every Android system. The company has already pushed the update to the Galaxy device. Currently, it is available on Galaxy A10e. This is a common monthly update, but every update resolves different issues, so let’s know what Samsung May 2023 security update brings.

Samsung May 2023 Security Update

Samsung has announced the May 2023 security patch for its Galaxy devices, which includes several patches, where 55 of them are included by Google, and as per the official documentation, 4 of them target Critical issues, 48 are high priority, and 3 resolve moderate level issues, which are found in the Android OS. Along with this, Samsung also includes some patches; let’s talk about them .

Samsung includes more fixes

Along with the Google patches, Samsung also adds some more security patches to its Galaxy devices exclusively. In detail, the company has included 21 extra patches that fix several functions of the devices.

Samsung has also fixed all the security flaws that were discovered in Exynos chipsets and modems used in Galaxy devices.

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As per the information, many internal functions of the device have been fixed, including the FactoryTest application, SemShareFileProvider, ActivityManagerService, ThemeManager, Knox Enrollment Service, bootloader, and many more. The ultimate goal of the company in providing these fixes is to gain customers’ confidence in the security of Samsung Mobile devices.

How to get it on your Galaxy device

The availability of this update depends on the eligibility of your device; as you know, Samsung promised to give five-year security support for most of the devices except some entry-level devices, so if you have a Galaxy smartphone that is not older than five years, then it may get the latest monthly security update in the form of May 2023 security update. If your device is eligible, then you will be notified when it reaches your device; by tapping on the notification, you will be redirected to the software update menu; now here, you just have to tap on the download now button, and then it’s done.

List of Galaxy devices that will receive the update

  • Galaxy Z Fold2, Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Fold4, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip4, W23, W23 flip.
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S21 FE 5G, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, Galaxy S23 Ultra.
  • Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G.
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A53 5G, Galaxy A54 5G, Galaxy Xcover5, Galaxy Xcover6 Pro.

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