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July 2020 EMUI/Magic UI security update details released



Huawei is expanding EMUI 10.1 for its devices, sending Huawei Assistant and Smart Charge features to older devices and releasing EMUI 10 for P20 and Mate 10 devices.

Meanwhile, Huawei has now released the details of the July 2020 EMUI security update that will soon start to rollout.

The security updates for Huawei devices include CVE (Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures) announced in the July 2020 Android security bulletin.

There are issues with the operating system, kernel, and driver updates that may not affect any particular features on the devices but need to be fixed through monthly updates.

The July 2020 security patch from Huawei fixes different levels of exploits and issues within Huawei phones including 5 critical and 9 high levels of CVEs. No Medium or low CVEs found in this month’s security forecast.

These new patches with fixes will soon start to reach to Huawei and Honor smartphones via EMUI/Magic UI software updates.

The following are the CVE announced in the July 2020 EMUI security update Android security bulletin.

Critical: CVE-2020-8597, CVE-2020-0117

High: CVE-2020-0113,CVE-2020-0115,CVE-2020-0121,CVE-2020-0116,CVE-2020-0119,CVE-2020-8428,CVE-2020-8647,CVE-2020-0118,CVE-2019-9460,CVE-2017-9704,CVE-2019-14047,CVE-2020-3665

Medium: None

Low: None

Already included in previous updates: CVE-2019-2219,CVE-2020-8648,CVE-2020-8428

July Security Update

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.