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October 2021 Huawei EMUI Security details comes in advance

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October 2021 Security Update

Huawei has released the October 2021 EMUI/Magic UI security patch details for its various devices in advance. It’s quite impressive that the company is more focused on its monthly updates and announced it early, which is not the case with previous patches.

This latest update contains monthly Android and Huawei patches for addressing some known bugs in the system. After, the installation of this monthly security patch it’ll stabilize the performance of the devices and keep them protected from some external and internal threads.

Moving with the update release note, the October 2021 EMUI security patch brings 46 fixes address by Google and 56 fixes address by the manufacturer Huawei. However, the company is still sending the September 2021 security release note to different regions.

Besides, this Chinese phone maker also published the HarmonyOS security patch details for September 2021. At the same time, it also started to roll out this update for various devices on HarmonyOS 2.0 by the start of this month.

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And now, let talk about the October 2021 EMUI/Magic UI security patch containing the fixes released by Huawei and Google.

October 2021 Security Update

Android Security Patches:

There’s a total of 46 CVE, among them, there’s one critical level, 27 are of high level, and 2 medium level CVE fixes. In addition, 16 CVEs were already included in previously released fixes. You can check the details below-

  • Critical: CVE-2021-0687
  • High: CVE-2021-0644, CVE-2021-0682, CVE-2021-0683, CVE-2021-0684, CVE-2021-0686, CVE-2021-0598, CVE-2021-0688, CVE-2021-0689, CVE-2021-0690, CVE-2021-0595, CVE-2020-26558, CVE-2021-0695, CVE-2021-0680, CVE-2021-0681, CVE-2019-10581, CVE-2021-0518, CVE-2021-30290, CVE-2021-30294, CVE-2021-1941, CVE-2021-1948, CVE-2021-1974, CVE-2021-0869, CVE-2021-30290, CVE-2021-30294, CVE-2021-0685, CVE-2021-0693, CVE-2021-0869
  • Medium: CVE-2021-1957, CVE-2021-1961
  • Already included in previous updates: CVE-2021-0519, CVE-2021-0573, CVE-2021-0574, CVE-2021-0576, CVE-2021-0515, CVE-2021-0514, CVE-2021-0513, CVE-2021-0571, CVE-2020-0368, CVE-2021-0592, CVE-2021-0577, CVE-2021-0639, CVE-2020-14381, CVE-2021-3347, CVE-2021-1947, CVE-2021-28375

Huawei Security Patches:

Huawei has acknowledged a total of 56 CVEs with the October 2021 EMUI/Magic UI security patch for Huawei and Honor devices. Furthermore, the latest fixes include 37 Medium, 13 high, and 6 low levels of CVEs. Scroll down for detailed information.

  • CVE-2021-22326: Kernel space read/write vulnerability  [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22319: Improper verification vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22488: Unauthorized file access vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22485: SSID vulnerability with Wi-Fi network connections in Huawei devices [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22481: Verification errors [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22489: DoS vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22469: Out-of-bounds memory read vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22460: Boot restriction bypass vulnerability in some Huawei phones [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22455: Integer overflow vulnerability with the Always On Display (AOD) driver in some Huawei devices [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22420: Vulnerability of forging package names by implementing the getBasePackageName method in some Huawei devices [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22475: Improper permission management vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-3506: Out-of-bounds operation vulnerability after rooting in some Huawei phones [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37011: Improper verification vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22491: Input verification vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36999: Buffer overflow vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36997: Low memory error in some Huawei devices due to the unlimited size of images to be parsed [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36995: Unauthorized file access vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36994: Trustlist strings being repeatedly inserted into the linked list in some Huawei devices due to race conditions [Low Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36991: Unauthorized file access vulnerability in some Huawei devices due to unstandardized path input [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36990: Vulnerability of tampering with the kernel in some Huawei phones [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36989: Kernel crash vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36986: Vulnerability of tampering with the kernel in some Huawei phones [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-36985: Code injection vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22370: Improper verification vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37013: Permission control vulnerability with the setHdbKey API in HwPackageManagerServiceEx in some EMUI devices [Low Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22345: Improper verification vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37020: Improper verification vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37119: Service logic vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-22374: Out-of-bounds array access in the kernel of some Huawei phones [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37117: Service logic vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37116: Input verification vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37114: Out-of-bounds read vulnerability [Low Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37111: Memory leakage vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37110: Timing design defects [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37103: Improper permission management vulnerability in the Huawei Wallet app [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37093: Improper access control vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37092: Memory leakage vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37075: Credential management vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37056: Improper permission control vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37054: Identity spoofing and authentication bypass vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37053: Service logic vulnerability in some HUAWEI devices [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37052: Exception log vulnerability High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37051: Out-of-bounds read vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37050: Missing sensitive data encryption vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37049: Heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37047: Input verification vulnerability [Low Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37045: UAF vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37044: Permission control vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37042: Improper verification vulnerability [Low Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37041: Improper verification vulnerability [Low Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37040: Parameter injection vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37038: Improper access control vulnerability  [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37021: Improper verification vulnerability [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37120: Double free vulnerability [High Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37121: Configuration defects in some [Medium Severity]
  • CVE-2021-37014: Integer overflow vulnerability [Medium Severity]

Availability:

At present, the company is only releasing the September security patch for Global and domestic users. The October Security patch is yet to roll out for the users. However, looking at the focus of the company, it’ll soon start the rollout process, we’ll keep to posted further. Until then, Stay connected with us.

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EMUI 12 Rollout Schedule for Russia and Central Asia

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EMUI 12 schedule Russia

Since January 2022, Huawei has started the rollout of stable EMUI 12 software updates in the global market. EMUI 12 comes with a brand new user interface, which is much better than EMUI 11. It also comes with new features and improvements to provide a next-level experience somehow similar to HarmonyOS.

Global Huawei consumers seem excited to install the latest EMUI 12 software system. The major Huawei, device market includes Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and more. Speaking about Russian Market has also a prominent smartphone with a large number of shipped units.

So, Huawei users are you belong to Russia and Central Asia? Yes! do you know about your device’s EMUI 12 rollout status and related information? Early this month, Huawei released an EMUI 12 rollout schedule for eligible devices worldwide.

The official schedule also contains information about EMUI 12 rollout for the Huawei devices available in Russia along with their current status. You can check the full roadmap below.

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EMUI 12 schedule Russia

Updated on June 27, 2022:

EMUI 12 rollout schedule for Russia and Central Asia

  • Huawei P40 Pro+: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate Xs: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Pro: Completed (Middle of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40: Completed (End of February 2022)
  • Huawei P40 Lite: Completed (Early March 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20: Completed ( Middle of May 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 Pro: Completed (Early April 2022)
  • Huawei Mate 20 RS Porsche Design: Completed (Middle of April 2022)
  • Huawei Nova 5T: Completed (Middle of April 2022)
  • Huawei P30: Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)
  • Huawei P30 Pro:  Pushing in batches (End of March 2022)

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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE (EMUI 10) getting May 2022 security update

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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE May 2022 update

Launched in 2021, Huawei Enjoy 20 SE smartphone users have started collecting the May 2022 security update. The update installs the latest improvements for system security and stability to enhance the device’s functionality.

It has been a long time since the corresponding device users grabbed the improvement patch. Consequently, the previous version came with April 2022 security patch with several fixes for critical, high, and medium levels of CVEs for the device.

Similarly, the latest May 2022 security update for Huawei Enjoy 20 SE brings new fixes related to the audio functions, voice ID application, and other focal points of the system. Users can identify the update with the build number EMUI 10.1.1.173.

The update is appearing through the OTA medium and will hit the device in some days. In the meantime, users must ensure to keep checking the update section and also the My Huawei app that ultimately allows requesting the newest firmware version.

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Huawei Enjoy 20 SE May 2022 update

However, before moving on to the update procedure, users must understand the following instructions:

  • The new update may have a huge package size, thus, users must use a stable Wi-Fi connection to download the software.
  • Users must have the base EMUI version 10.1.1.172 for installing the latest update.
  • Aside, users must verify the storage space beforehand, so that the software can fit in the phone easily.
  • The smartphone must have a battery level of 45 percent for a fruitful installation procedure.
  • Though the update would not harm any data, we suggest taking a backup of the device.

How to check for updates?

Just go to the Settings app of the phone menu. Further, swipe down and select System & Updates > Software Updates. Next, tap on the Check For Updates, and follow the on-screen norms. As you see a suitable update on the screen, select the Download & Install tab.

Full Changelog

  • This update improves system security with security patches
  • May 2022 security patches have been integrated for better system security.
  • Adapting model: Huawei Enjoy 20 SE PPA-AL20

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252 update is necessary to install

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252

Huawei has started to rollout an EMUI 12.0.0.252 software update for the global version of Mate Xs 2 foldable phone, the phone users can get this update necessary rot improve the system security and improve the phone’s overall performance.

EMUI 12.0.0.252 software package has a size of 270MB and the update is currently expanding among consumers gradually. To be mentioned, the update has security patches released this month to fix the latest issues in EMUI firmware.

A few months ago, Huawei launched Mate Xs 2 foldable phone for consumers. The phone is available to purchase also in the global market, which is a matter of surprise.

While its Chinese version HarmonyOS 2.0 operating system, the global variant has EMUI 12 pre-installed, which is almost similar to the Chinese counterpart in terms of looks and feel.

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Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252

Unlike the first generation Mate Xs, the Mate Xs 2 is equipped with a new processor Snapdragon 888 4G, featuring octa-core architecture – Octa-core, 1 x Cortex-X1 at 2.84 GHz + 3 x Cortex-A78 at 2.42 GHz + 4 x Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz. The phone also brings better graphics performance provided by Adreno 660 GPU.

Similar to the Mate Xs 2 and Huawei P50 Pro, the Chinese tech giant has kept Huawei Mate Xs 2’s camera department filed with new hardware capabilities. It features a 50MP triple rear camera system. While there’s a wide-angle camera ready to take your selfies up from the front.

Update instructions:

Huawei Mate Xs EMUI 12.0.0.252 update is currently rolling in batches and you can download this firmware via Settings > System &  updates and then tap on Software updates. From here you can follow the on-screen instructions to get the software update onboard.

However, before you move on to download this update, make sure you get the update instructions and understand them easily. We suggest you to get a backup of your important files to prevent unwanted deletion and then make sure you’ve sufficient battery backup to keep your phone up and running, while the update installs.

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