Days after rolling out the security patch for a bunch of devices, HMD Global is rolling out the April Security Patch for the Nokia 5 and the Nokia 6 2017, while Samsung is rolling out the security patch for the unlocked Galaxy S9.

For the Nokia 6, the update comes along with a new Android 8.1 Oreo build V5.600. The same is the case for the Nokia 5 also, which is also getting the v5.6.

In the case of the Samsung Galaxy S9, the update weighs only 60MB, probably Project

April Security Patch
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Treble’s working. The update fixes eight vulnerabilities affecting Samsung’s software and seven critical vulnerabilities in the Android. Currently, the update is only available for the S9 and not for the S9+, though it may be arriving in some days for the latter also. The changelog for the update doesn’t contain any extra information, just the version number of the update (G960FXXS1ARD1/ G960FOXM1ARCA/ G960FXXU1ARCC).

 

The Nokia 6 update is 148.3MB in size and patches among others, the Media framework critical security vulnerability that could enable any remote attacker to execute, within the context of a privileged process, any arbitrary code.

 

April Security Patch
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The complete update log reads:

 

Notification

  •  Software Upgrade- Android 8.1 Oreo (v5.600)

What’s New

  • Battery saving Navigation Buttons
  • Revamped Power Menu
  • New Settings Menu
  • Bluetooth Battery Percentage
  • Update Google Security Patch 2018- 04

 

For the Nokia 5, the size of the update is around 149.6MB and can be downloaded via a Wi-Fi only. The update changelog for the Nokia 5 is similar in context to that of the Nokia 6

April Security Patch
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with the same new features.

 

Notification

  • Software Upgrade- Android 8.1 Oreo (v5.600)

What’s New

  • Battery saving Navigation Buttons
  • Revamped Power Menu
  • New Settings Menu
  • Bluetooth Battery Percentage
  • Update Google Security Patch 2018- 04

 

 

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