Nokia 8.3 & Nokia X20 5G get February & January Security update 2022 now – Nokiapoweruser

Nokia 8.3 & Nokia X20 5G get February & January Security update 2022 now – Nokiapoweruser

Nokia Mobile has now released the February Security update 2022 to Nokia 8.3 5G and January Security update to Nokia X20 5G. Check below for the update size, list of markets and the update changelog for Nokia 8.3 and Nokia X20 5G.

For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here. If you want to track December security update roll-out to Nokia smartphones you can do it here.

On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets for the Nokia 8.3 and Nokia X20 5G for which February and January 2022 security updates are now available. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section. You can also try the VPN trick for getting the update and see if it works.

Markets:

  • Nokia X20 5G in the UK
  • Nokia 8.3 5G in Egypt & India

Nokia X20 5G January security update size:

The update size for Nokia X20 5G is 27.86 MB. You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update.

Nokia 8.3 5G February security update size:

The update size for Nokia 8.3 is 49.17 MB. You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update.

Nokia 8.3 and Nokia X20 5G February/January security update changelog:

Nokia 8.3 and Nokia X20 5G are receiving only the February and January security updates. Here is what the February security update 2022 addresses as mentioned by Google on its official Security bulletin page.

The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in the System component that could lead to remote escalation of privilege with no additional execution privileges needed. User interaction is not needed for exploitation. The severity assessment is based on the effect that exploiting the vulnerability would possibly have on an affected device, assuming the platform and service mitigations are turned off for development purposes or if successfully bypassed.

Here is what the January security update 2022 addresses as mentioned by Google on its official Security bulletin page.

The most severe of these issues is a high security vulnerability in the Android runtime component that could enable a local attacker to bypass memory restrictions in order to gain access to additional permissions. The severity assessment is based on the effect that exploiting the vulnerability would possibly have on an affected device, assuming the platform and service mitigations are turned off for development purposes or if successfully bypassed.

Android 12 update has been released to Nokia X20 5G, Nokia X10 5G and Nokia G50 5G recently. You can track Android 12 update roll-out to Nokia smartphones by clicking here.

Thanks John, Uday and Hotlain for the tip & screenshots. Cheers!!

Source: https://nokiapoweruser.com/nokia-8-3-nokia-x20-5g-get-february-january-security-update-2022-now/