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HarmonyOS August 2021 patch details for Huawei smartwatches



August 2021 wearable patch details

Back in June, Huawei unveiled the first set of HarmonyOS powered devices that come with various new features as well as a brand new user experience powered by the latest UI and UX combination.

The HarmonyOS runs on the concept of cross-device user experience and enables a lot of possibilities for seamless connection in different devices platforms.

The simplicity of HarmonyOS doesn’t run out here because it also comes in Huawei smart wearables. Hence, the Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro are the first to come with a pre-installed HarmonyOS 2 software system.

With the arrival of HarmonyOS, Huawei has also made its own security program for the HarmonyOS smart device ecosystem. Similar to the EMUI software rollout program, these patches are described to be released for monthly and quarterly eligible devices.

August 2021 eligible wearable devices:

  1. Watch series – Huawei Watch 3 and Watch 3 Pro

Still, there are no quarter security updates available on this matter.

August 2021 wearable patch details

August 2021 Eligible Smart Wearable Security Patch Details:

This latest security patch describes the security vulnerabilities that have been patched by the August 2021 security patch. The security vulnerabilities may affect Huawei wearables that run HarmonyOS.

If the security patch level of your Huawei wearable is 2021-08-01 or later, all issues described in this update and the HarmonyOS Wearable Security – August 2021 have been resolved.

August 2021 security patch details:

HarmonyOS August 2021 Wearable security patches fix 3 medium levels of CVE in the framework. 10 High to medium levels of CVEs were found and fixed in HarmonyOS 2.0 kernel. A total of 5 medium to low-level CVEs are in the system.

The app section has 5 high-to-medium levels of CVE fixed in the HarmonyOS 2.0 app section. Lastly, the August 2021 wearables security patch fixes 40 CVEs of high to medium levels.

If the security patch level of your Huawei phone or tablet is 2021-08-01 or later, all issues described in this update and the HarmonyOS Security Bulletin – August 2021 have been resolved.

CVE – CVE, short for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, is a list of publicly disclosed computer security flaws. When someone refers to a CVE, they mean a security flaw that’s been assigned a CVE ID number.

HarmonyOS development:

Currently, Huawei is moving forward with a will to cover as many as devices possible under the HarmonyOS ecosystem. The company has recently completed 50 million smartphone devices installation in China and now has over 700 hardware manufacturers under the HM OS belt, which is a big milestone for the Company.

Most of Deng Li's smartphones are from the Huawei ecosystem and his first Huawei phone was Ascend Mate 2 (4G). As a tech enthusiast, he keeps exploring new technologies and inspects them closely. Apart from the technology world, he takes care of his garden.