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Huawei P Smart 2019 users receiving April 2021 security update

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Huawei has sped up the HarmonyOS adaptation in old devices, as recently, the company sent the HarmonyOS update for over 23 devices in China under closed beta testing.

However, the company keeps sending security patches for global device users to improve their devices’ security as well as stability for optimum performance.

In this line, Huawei has released a new firmware update for Huawei P Smart 2019 smartphone. The changelog reveals to installs the latest security patches released in April 2021 for improved system security.

So far, most of the Huawei devices mentioned in the monthly update section have received this security update. However, the Chinese tech giant has also started sending May 2021 security patches for further system security improvements.

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At present, HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system is launched for devices in the Chinese market. But, the company surely planning something big for the global users. Stay tuned!

Huawei P Smart 2019

Note:

  • The update is rolling out in batches so it may take some time/days to reach your device.
  • EMUI version and size may vary.
  • Maintain enough battery and storage on your device.

EMUI Version:

Huawei P Smart 2019 smartphone users can found the latest update with EMUI 10.0 version 10.0.0.299 upgraded from 10.0.0.297 and update the size of 116MB in Europe.

Changelog:

Security: Integrates the Android security patch released in April 2021.

April 2021 security patch details: This security update fixes different levels of exploits and issues including 17 high and 69 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security.

Update steps:

There are two ways that you can download this latest software update, both of these areas the following:

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VIA SETTINGS:

  1. Go to Settings
  2. Tap on System & updates
  3. Tap Software update
  4. Tap Check for Updates
  5. Download and Install
  6. Install

After the installation and restart, we recommend you let the system optimize the new application so your device can run smoothly on further commands.

VIA SUPPORT:

You can also request this update via the Support app with the following instructions.

  1. Open the Support app
  2. Go to the Services tab
  3. Tap on Update
  4. Download and Install
  5. Install

Thanks to the tipster: Andrej

Also, check:

Huawei P Smart Plus 2019 began collecting April 2021 security improvement

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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.

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Check February 2023 EMUI security patch details

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Huawei EMUI February 2023 security patch

Huawei has released February 2023 EMUI security patch details that will fetch better safety for smartphones running EMUI 12.0.1, EMUI 12.0, and EMUI 11 in the global market.

In the meantime, Huawei keeps on sending security patches, optimizations, and other important performance upgrades over the OTA method directly to the devices.

Meanwhile, Huawei has not released the February 2023 EMUI security patch update for smartphones but it may soon be delivered to the corresponding eligible models.

Why it’s important?

Security patches are important and Huawei releases such upgrades for smartphones to implement high safety measures to guard the data and fight vulnerabilities. Such updates roll out monthly and quarterly sessions.

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What fixed:

Huawei has fixed 2 issues in critical condition, 14 of them fixed in high mode, medium and low level of vulnerabilities are not recorded this time. While there are 23 common vulnerability exposures patched from the last firmware version.

Specifically, it fixes an unauthorized access vulnerability (CVE-2022-48286) in the multi-screen collaboration module, which could have affected the confidentiality of the files that you are sharing over the air.

There are two medium-level vulnerabilities fixed for Bluetooth modules, which could exploit user data. CVE-2022-48295 addresses the fix of authentification of the IHwAntiMalPlugin API, which could let malware attack your Huawei device.

Next comes the Huawei fix for permission management vulnerability in the SystemUI module, which may cause users to receive misleading broadcasts from malicious apps for storage exploitations.

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Below you can check all of the CVE counts and codes mentioned in the February 2023 security bulletin.

Critical:

  • CVE-2022-22088, CVE-2022-41674

High:

  • CVE-2022-20456, CVE-2022-20461, CVE-2022-20489, CVE-2022-20490, CVE-2022-20492, CVE-2022-20493, CVE-2022-20494, CVE-2023-20905, CVE-2023-20913, CVE-2023-20915, CVE-2023-20920, CVE-2023-20921, CVE-2022-33255, CVE-2022-32635

Already included in previous updates:

  • CVE-2022-20504, CVE-2022-20506, CVE-2022-20513, CVE-2022-20515, CVE-2022-20516, CVE-2022-20517, CVE-2022-20518, CVE-2022-20520, CVE-2022-20521, CVE-2022-20525, CVE-2022-20528, CVE-2022-20530, CVE-2022-20537, CVE-2022-20539, CVE-2022-20541, CVE-2022-20544, CVE-2022-20546, CVE-2022-20552, CVE-2022-42535, CVE-2022-42542, CVE-2022-20496, CVE-2022-20566, CVE-2021-39793

February 2023 security patch may take some time to toss over the devices and we’ll keep you posted.

Huawei EMUI February 2023 security patch

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Huawei Nova 7 January 2023 EMUI update is expanding

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Huawei Nova 7

Huawei is expanding the January 2023 security patch for Nova 7 global version that improves the phone’s capability against potential threats. According to the information, Huawei Nova 7 January 2023 EMUI update comes with version 12.0.0.244 and 233 megabytes. This update is rolling out in batches began to rollout early last month.

You can check for the update via Settings or via the My Huawei app. Below you can see the update changelog:

This update improves system security with security patches.

Security:

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  1. Integrates security patches released in January 2023 for improved system security.

Update notes:

  1. This update will not erase your personal data but we recommend that you back up only important data before updating.
  2. If you encounter any issues during the update contact the Huawei customer service hotline.
  3. The update package will be deleted automatically after the update is complete.

Thanks to the tipster – Mohammed for this amazing update.

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Huawei Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9 gets January 2023 EMUI update

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Huawei Mate Xs 2

While phone users are waiting for a new major version, Huawei Mate Xs 2 is getting January 2023 EMUI security update alongside the precious Huawei Nova 9 smartphone in the global market.

Despite the fact that EMUI 13 has not made its way to us, Huawei Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9 users can download January 2023 security update with EMUI build version 12.0.1.190 and 12.0.1.271 respectively (via Huaweiportal).

Huawei Mate Xs 2 is an exceptional smartphone and it is a second-generation outward folding device that made its way to the global market. On the other side, it provides a new user experience than the predecessor.

The Nova 9 has a unique design and helped Huawei to recover Nova series sales among global consumers supporting a high-quality camera system. It equips 120Hz refresh rate and Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G 4G.

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Interestingly, Huawei Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9 launched with pre-installed EMUI 12 software and there are various features that caught our eye. However, it’s been already an entire year since Huawei rolled out a major upgrade. And EMUI 13 is all we’re waiting for.

For now, Huawei has not informed us about the EMUI 13 release date but these two smartphone owners eagerly waiting for a new announcement. Don’t forget that you can check for the latest firmware via system Settings > tap on System & updates > then move with the Software update to fetch a new upgrade for your Mate Xs 2 and Nova 9.

Below you can check the full changelog for both of these rolllouts.

  • This update improves system security with security patches.

[Security]

  • January 2023 security patches integrated for better system security.

Update notes:

  • With this update, your personal data will not be deleted, but it is recommended to backup all important data before updating. If you encounter any problems during the update, please call Huawei customer service support line or visit one of the Huawei service centers for assistance. This update package will be deleted automatically after the update is complete.

Huawei Mate Xs 2 January 2023 update

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