Nokia G50 and Nokia 5.3 November Security Update

25. 11. 2021 Thursday / By: Robert Denes / Software / Exact time: BST / Print this page

N okia Mobile has released a November security update for the Nokia G50 and Nokia 5.3 smartphones, which is now available in several regions. See the update size, list of markets, and update change log below.


List of markets:

  • Nokia 5.3 Saudi Arabia
  • Nokia G50 in EU countries
  • Nokia 5.3 November Security Update Size:

    The update size for Nokia 5.3 is 26.51 MB. You will be prompted to download the update, or you can verify that you check for system updates in the Settings menu and then check for the update.

    Nokia G50 November Security Update Size:

    The update size of the Nokia G50 is 37.50 MB. You will be prompted to download the update, or you can verify that you check for system updates in the Settings menu and then check for the update.

    Change log for November security updates for Nokia 5.3 and Nokia G50:

    Nokia 5.3 and Nokia G50 will only receive the November security update. The purpose of this November security update is to use the official Google security bulletin page.

    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 Nov security update here.

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