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Nokia G21 5G has received the January 2024 security update

09. 02. 2024 Friday / By: Robert Denes / Software / Exact time: BST / Print this page

A fter several devices and smartphones, Nokia Mobile has now made its January security update available to users of the Nokia G21 5G smartphone, which has already been released in several regions. The security update only includes the January Google Android patch. Scroll down for January security update size, market list and Nokia G21 5G update changelog. The availability of a software update made by Nokia Mobile always depends on the mobile operator of the given region or country!

List of markets:

  • It is currently available in India and will be available in other countries later
  • Nokia G21 5G January Security Update Size:

    Nokia G21 5G update size is 69.25 MB. You will be prompted to download the update or you can search for system updates in the Settings menu and then search for the update.

    Nokia G21 5G January Update Changelog:

    The Nokia G21 5G will only receive the January 2024 Android security patch with the update. Google intends to publish the January security update on the official Security Bulletin page.

    How To Update:

    Navigate to Settings > System > System update > Check for updates to check if updates are available - It is recommended that Users use Wi-Fi wherever possible in order to download updates. If you wish to use a Cellular Mobile connection, please note that downloading data over a Cellular Mobile Network (including when in a Roaming environment), may incur additional charges – check with your Network provider should you have any concerns.

    The most serious of these is a high vulnerability in the Media Framework component that could allow a local malicious application to bypass operating system protection, which separates application data from other applications. The severity assessment is based on the potential impact that exploiting the vulnerability could have on the affected device, provided that the platform and downgrading are disabled for development purposes or successfully bypassed.

    What's New - Manage your conversations: Get all your messages in one place - One-time permissions: Give one-time permissions to apps that need a microphone, location camera - Google Play system updates: More security. and privacy patches sent to your phone, directly on Google Play - Google 2021-03 Security Patch Advice Notice - We encourage users to use Wi-Fi wherever possible to download updates. If you want to use a mobile phone connection, please note that downloading data over a mobile network (including roaming) may incur additional costs - contact your network operator if you have any problems.

    The most serious of these problems is a critical vulnerability in the System Component that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code using a specially crafted transfer in a privileged process. The severity assessment is based on the potential impact that exploiting the vulnerability could have on the affected device, provided that platform and service mitigation is disabled for development purposes or is successfully circumvented.

    Read the full details of the Jan security update here.

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