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the October security patch and, therefore, didn’t bring a fix for a critical vulnerability that affected the 2017 flagship.

The vulnerability in question wasn’t just discovered in the Galaxy S8, but it was one of three Galaxy phones included in the list of affected devices when the vulnerability was publicly revealed. Google’s fix for the vulnerability came as part of the October security patch, but Samsung is releasing it through the November update for all of its devices. The November patch should also plug a vulnerability in Samsung’s Camera app that can allow malicious apps to record photos and videos without the user’s content.



 November update for Galaxy devices brings fixes for two critical vulnerabilities. One of those allows unauthorized access to a phone’s photos and videos and its camera to malicious apps, while the other allows full control of a device by taking advantage of an exploit within the Chrome web browser. Both vulnerabilities affect Android devices from other manufacturers as well and are not exclusive to Samsung phones and tablets.

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its October patch...ive Updated
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Active Level 6
Yes November patch is on the way in a few days. Already released in USA
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has this update come in India for S8 ?
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yes October update available from today in India and November update coming soon
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Active Level 6
totally disappointed with samsung.. firstly providing update so late and then just october patch and it does not even fix the crucial vulnerability.
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have patience
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when will it be available in S8 plus with CSC NPL?
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