Samsung January 2024 security patch fixes 80 vulnerability issues found in Galaxy devices


Samsung has started the new year with a bang, surprising everyone and beating Google in the security patch game with the initial update. The company has already rolled out the update to its fourth-generation Galaxy devices, the Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4. However, at that time, it didn’t share the details about it, but now we have all the information about the update.

Samsung January 2024 security patch has addressed mainly high-risk issues

Samsung always publishes the details about the monthly security patches on its official site. According to the information, the latest patch includes 80 fixes for the issues found in the Galaxy devices. From them, there are 6 patches that are identified as moderate risk, 1 is critical, and 68 are addressed as high risk. Along with this, Samsung has also introduced five more patches exclusively for its Galaxy devices.

Samsung also added some fixes to manage some internal functions

Samsung has added five fixes that will fix some functions that are exclusively available on Galaxy devices; more specifically, it has addressed the security issues found in the last few months, including the notification service, Samsung DeX, My files, and the Bluetooth pairing process.

The January 2024 patch will be available to all eligible devices

As you may know, Samsung has already categorized its Galaxy devices into three categories, including monthly security patches, quarterly security updates, and biannual security updates. All the devices listed under these categories will get updates according to their eligibility; for instance, the monthly security update-listed devices will get at least one update per month, while on the other hand, the devices listed under the quarterly list are eligible to get only four security patches in a year. To learn about your device eligibility, click here.

  • Galaxy Z Fold2 5G, Galaxy Z Fold3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip3 5G, Galaxy Z Fold4, Galaxy Z Flip4, Galaxy Z Fold5, Galaxy Z Flip5, W23, W23 flip, W24, W24 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
  • Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A53 5G, Galaxy A54 5G, Galaxy Xcover5, Galaxy Xcover6 Pro

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