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Huawei releases December 2022 HarmonyOS security patch details



huawei harmonyos december 2022 security

Huawei has released December 2022 security patch details for HarmonyOS smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, and other users. It’s a big progress and came amid Huawei’s testing a new HarmonyOS version.

According to the information, the Huawei HarmonyOS December 2022 security patch addresses security vulnerabilities that have been fixed by security patch level 2022-12-01 or the updated HarmonyOS software version.

There are various bugs and issues fixed in this security patch that will help your HarmonyOS smartphone to fight better against software threats.

As revealed in the bulletin, it applies fixes to 10 CVEs in the Kernel section, 5 CVEs in the system, and 5 CVEs in the application section. The latest security patch fixes 5 CVEs in the Framework section.

To be mentioned, there are no new CVEs fixed in the third-party library section. Do not forget that this bulletin includes CVEs of critical, high, and medium levels of the threat level.

Furthermore, December 2022 HarmonyOS security bulletin showcases threats for HarmonyOS 2.0, HarmonyOS 2.1, and HarmonyOS 3.0. As for now, we’ve not noted the latest security patch rollout for Huawei devices but it’ll soon be out with the OTA firmware update rollout method.

HarmonyOS 3:

As of December, Huawei has rolled out HarmonyOS 3 for the first and second batches of flaghip and the latest smartphones. These include the P50 series, Mate 40, Mate 30, P40, and other previous devices.

According to the information, Huawei is testing HarmonyOS 3 beta in several models and the company is gradually moving towards old devices. However, Huawei also surprised us with a new beta recruitment for Huawei P30 and Mate 20 series starting this month.

HarmonyOS-powered smartphone users can check for the latest software update via Settings > System & updates > tap on Software updates and then follow the on-screen instructions to get a new firmware.

Alternatively, users can take a look at the My Huawei app to request a new software version for their HarmonyOS 3 smartphone, tablet, smartwatch, or other devices.

huawei harmonyos december 2022 security

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.