- Samsung is rolling out the November security patch to eligible Galaxy devices, including the Galaxy S21 series.
- The update includes fixes for 65 vulnerabilities, including critical and high-severity Android OS issues, Samsung Semiconductor patches, and Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items.
- The November security patch is gradually being pushed to more Galaxy devices and is also being released for low-cost models such as the Galaxy A03s, Galaxy A21s, and Galaxy M01.
Samsung rolls out November security patch to Galaxy devices
Samsung has begun rolling out the November security patch to eligible Galaxy devices. The update includes One UI 6.0 beta updates for some devices and stable software for others. The Galaxy S21 series is the first to receive the update in Europe.
Details of the update
The November security update, with firmware build number G991BXXS9EWJO, is currently available for the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra in Europe. The download size for the Ultra mode is 265MB, and it contains only security fixes for this month.
What the update includes
The November security patch for Galaxy devices fixes 65 vulnerabilities, including critical and high-severity issues. These vulnerabilities are related to Android OS, Samsung Semiconductor, and Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE). Most of the SVEs patched this month are high-severity vulnerabilities.
Rollout and availability
Samsung will gradually push the security fixes to more Galaxy devices and expand the rollout to other countries, including the US. Users can check for updates in the Settings app and may receive a notification when the update is available for their device.
Updates for A-series phones
In addition to the Galaxy S21 series, the November security update is also available for the Galaxy A03s, Galaxy A21s, and Galaxy M01. The rollout for these devices is ongoing in various regions, with global coverage expected in the coming weeks.