Nokia X20 and Nokia 2.4 October Security Update

02. 11. 2021 Tuesday / By: Robert Denes / Software / Exact time: BST / Print this page

N okia Mobile has now released its October security updates for the Nokia X20 5G and Nokia 2.4 smartphones, which are now available in several regions. See below for the size of the update, the list of markets, and the update change log.


List of markets:

  • Nokia X20 5G in the UK
  • Nokia 2.4 in France
  • Nokia X20 5G October Security Update Size:

    The size of the Nokia 8.3 5G update is 40.63 MB. You will be prompted to download this update, or you can verify this by opening the Settings menu, searching for system updates, and then locating the update.

    Nokia 2.4 October Security Update Size:

    The size of the Nokia 2.4 update is 32.02 MB. You will be prompted to download this update, or you can verify this by opening the Settings menu, searching for system updates, and then locating the update.

    Nokia X20 5G and Nokia October 2.4 Security Update Change Log:

    The Nokia X20 5G and Nokia 2.4 will only receive the October security update. Here is the purpose of the October security update, as Google mentions in its official Security Bulletin.

    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 Oct security update here.

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