As soon as Samsung announced details of its monthly security maintenance release for July, the security patch is now making its way through the newest Galaxy S7 handset. Users in the UK are the first to get their hands on the new firmware that comes with build version G930FXXS1APG3.
Not only the S7, the update is live for also the unlocked Galaxy Note 5 bearing model number N920C. Note 5 users in the regions belonging to Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East should get the update notification for the firmware version 920CXXU2BPE4, reports Sammobile. The update should hit other regions eventually. To manually check the update, head over to Settings>> About devices>> Software update>> Update now.
Installing the July security patch on your S7 or Note 5, you should be able to experience Samsung's monthly security maintenance release that includes security features from both Samsung and Google. Along with other issues, Google has fixed a critical security vulnerability that could enable remote code execution on affected devices through several means such as email, browsing and MMS while processing media files.
Samsung, meanwhile, has squeezed out four vulnerabilities and exposure items in the July update, which contains a high security vulnerability related to audio service.
Samsung has also patched the null pointer dereference issue with socket. Devices running on Android 4.4 KitKat, Marshmallow version 6.0 and use application processors such as Qualcomm MSM8909, MSM8996 and MSM8916 are affected with the bug.
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