Nokia X20 5G, Nokia 8.3 5G and Nokia 2.4 August security update

31. 08. 2021 Tuesday / By: Robert Denes / Software / Exact time: BST / Print this page

N okia Mobile has released the August security update for Nokia X20 5G, Nokia 8.3 5G and Nokia 2.4 phones, which are already available in several regions. See the update size, the list of markets, and the update change log for more information.


List of markets:

  • Nokia 8.3 5G and Nokia X20 5G in the UK
  • Nokia 2.4 in France
  • Nokia X20 5G August Security Update:

    The upgrade size of the Nokia X20 5G is 80 MB. You will be prompted to download the update or you can check it in the Settings menu and look for system updates and then check for the update.

    Nokia 8.3 5G August Security Update:

    The upgrade size of the Nokia 8.3 5G is 29 MB. You will either be prompted to download the update or you can check it in the Settings menu and look for system updates and then check for the update.

    Nokia 2.4 Security Update:

    The upgrade size for Nokia 2.4 is 28.45 MB. You will be prompted to download the update or you can check it in the Settings menu and look for system updates and then check for the update.

    Nokia X20 5G, Nokia 8.3 5G and Nokia 2.4. August Security Update Change Log:

    The Nokia X20 5G, Nokia 8.3 5G and Nokia 2.4 will only receive the August security update. Here’s what the August security update is all about, as Google mentioned on the official 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 Aug security update here.

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