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HarmonyOS December 2021 security patch for Huawei smartwatches



December 2021 HarmonyOS smartwatches security

Just like smartphones, Huawei has a wide range of smartwatches in the market. To improve the security, Huawei has released the December 2021 security patch details for HarmonyOS powered smartwatches that enhance your user experience.

Huawei smartwatches launched with the HarmonyOS operating system offer premium features and enhance the overall user experience. This software system allows the users to support seamless cross-device connections across different platforms.

However, on November 17, the Chinese tech maker has launched the Huawei Watch GT 3 series equipped with HarmonyOS in China. However, this smartwatch already debuted in the global market ahead of home ground.

December 2021 HarmonyOS smartwatches security

So, what are the fixes December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch brings for smartwatches?

Well, the latest security patch fixes 1 medium level of CVEs in the framework, 2 medium levels of CVEs in the kernel, 1 high and 2 medium levels of CVEs in the system. Moreover, it also fixes 1 high level of CVE in applications and a total of 20 CVEs in the third-party libraries.

The security vulnerabilities may affect Huawei wearables that run HarmonyOS. If the security patch level of your Huawei wearable is 2021-10-01 or later, all issues described in this update and the HarmonyOS Security Bulletin – October 2021 have been resolved.

For your information, Huawei will release monthly security maintenance patches for its major wearable products. You are recommended to install the updates on your devices if it appears.

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December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch device list:

Huawei rollout the update via monthly or quarterly updates that include HarmonyOS security patches and patches for fixing security issues specific to Huawei wearables.

Currently, the Huawei smartwatches eligible for December 2021 HarmonyOS security patch are:

  • Huawei Watch 3
  • Huawei Watch 3 Pro

Note: The devices covered by monthly security updates are subject to change from time to time.

Amy is our firmware and software specialist, she keeps her eagle eyes open for new software rollouts, beta programs, and other software related activities as well as new smartphone launch.