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September 2021 Samsung One UI Security patch details



Samsung September 2021 security

Samsung has released the security patch details for September 2021 Security Update. This patch contains fixes provided by Google and Samsung for maintaining the system stability of the devices. It’ll fix various issues and vulnerabilities to strengthen the device’s security.

Eligible Galaxy devices working on Android-based One UI custom skin will gradually receive the security update. Besides, the announcement of the Android 12 based One UI 4.0 beta release drew user’s attention to the Galaxy S21 smartphones. Alongside the native users, the US and German regions could be the first to grab the One UI 4 Beta built.

Presently, let’s focus on the Samsung One UI September 2021 security patch details and explore what Samsung has fixed in this security bulletin-

Android Security Bulletins:

Google has fixed an overall 57 CVEs that includes 3 with critical, 29 with high, and 14 with moderate severities. Furthermore, it also brings 2 CVEs that have already been included with the previous updates and 9 that are not applicable on the Galaxy devices. The details are mentioned below-

  • Critical: CVE-2021-1972, CVE-2021-1976, CVE-2021-0687
  • High: CVE-2021-28375, CVE-2020-14381, CVE-2021-0582, CVE-2021-0578, CVE-2021-0579, CVE-2021-0580, CVE-2021-0581, CVE-2021-30261, CVE-2021-30260, CVE-2021-1939, CVE-2021-1947, CVE-2021-1904, CVE-2021-0639, CVE-2019-10581, CVE-2021-0518, CVE-2021-0595, CVE-2021-0683, CVE-2021-0684, CVE-2021-0685, CVE-2021-0688, CVE-2021-0686, CVE-2021-0689, CVE-2021-0690, CVE-2021-0598, CVE-2021-0692, CVE-2021-0428, CVE-2021-0644, CVE-2021-0682, CVE-2021-0693
  •  Moderate: CVE-2021-0565, CVE-2021-0556, CVE-2021-0562, CVE-2021-0566, CVE-2021-0536, CVE-2021-0537, CVE-2021-0538, CVE-2021-0539, CVE-2021-0547, CVE-2021-0548, CVE-2021-0553, CVE-2021-0549, CVE-2021-0552, CVE-2021-0691
  • Already Included in Previous Updates: CVE-2021-1919, CVE-2021-1916, CVE-2021-1920, CVE-2021-0573, CVE-2021-0574, CVE-2021-0576, CVE-2021-1914, CVE-2021-1978, CVE-2020-3633
  • Not Applicable to Samsung Devices: CVE-2021-3347, CVE-2021-0564

Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures:

Aside from the Google patches, the September 2021 One UI security details bulletin provides fixes to 23 SVE (Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures). Among these 23 SVEs, the company only described 14 in which 7 have moderate severity, 2 have high, and the rest 5 have low-level severity. Below you can check the further information about the described fixes-

  • SVE-2021-21619 (CVE-2021-25457): Kernel Information Disclosure in the Vision DSP Kernel Driver
  • SVE-2021-21943 (CVE-2021-25450): Path traversal vulnerability in FactoryAirCommandManager
  • SVE-2021-22094 (CVE-2021-25449): Arbitrary code execution on media extractor process
  • SVE-2021-21959 (CVE-2021-25452): Kernel Permanent Denial of Service Vulnerability in the Vision DSP Kernel Driver
  • SVE-2021-21041 (CVE-2021-25453): Leak Bluetooth information through Broadcast in Bluetooth app
  • SVE-2021-21620 (CVE-2021-25458): NULL pointer dereference vulnerability in the ION Driver
  • SVE-2021-22602 (CVE-2021-25459): Improper access control in BlockChainService
  • SVE-2021-22603 (CVE-2021-25460): Improper access control in BlockChainService
  • SVE-2021-22411 (CVE-2021-25461): APAService Stack Overflow
  • SVE-2021-21413 (CVE-2021-25451): Sensitive information disclosure in NetworkPolicyManagerService
  • SVE-2021-22278 (CVE-2021-25454): OOB read vulnerability in ‘’
  • SVE-2021-22291 (CVE-2021-25455): OOB read vulnerability in ‘’
  • SVE-2021-22343 (CVE-2021-25456): OOB read vulnerability in ‘’
  • SVE-2021-21969 (CVE-2021-25462): Null Pointer Dereference vulnerability in the NPU Driver

These patches will fix the internal threads and protect the devices from external threats. Users are recommended to download Samsung’s September 2021 One UI security update as soon it reaches their devices.

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Apple opposing Huawei MatePod trademark, applied for new headphones



Huawei Apple

Recently, Huawei has published a new trademark opposition decision document that contains the relevant info about the Huawei MatePod trademark which is being opposed by Apple. It’s another trademark dispute of the smartphone maker with the other companies.

The Case:

As per the information extracted from the document, the China base form has previously applied for the Huawei MatePod trademark name. It includes 9 kinds of international classifications under headphones electronic chips.

However, the US-based phone maker believes that its headphone collections- AirPods, EarPods are knowingly forged by the Chinese firm. Thus, it’s strictly opposed to using this name in practice. The company doesn’t want its customers to get confused.

Huawei Apple

The Decision:

The Chinese State Intellectual Property Office announced its verdict in favor of Huawei and grant the Huawei MatePod trademark name after giving a satisfactory clarification to Apple.


Apple Huawei MatePod trademark


Although, the intellectual believes that the cited trademark (Apple accessories) and opposed trademark (Huawei MatePod) share the same functionality, marketing, and belong to the same industry. Still, the English latter composition, pronunciation, and overall appearance of both trademarks are easily recognizable.

Hence, there is no clashing scenario, so it won’t cause any confusion to the consumer of both companies. Moreover, the opponent’s claim of imitating the names hasn’t adequate facts, so the intellectuals are granting permission to Huawei.

Huawei Trademark Dispute:

Sony and Huawei: The Japanese company files a lawsuit against the Huawei Watch GT series in the UK IPO office. The reason was its famous racing game series Gran Turismo’ which is generally abbreviated as GT. However, the China-based firm isn’t easy to give up its famous smartwatch series label.

Xiaomi and Huawei: The Chinese Intellectual Property Database previously published a case dispute regarding Xiaomi’s “MiService” and Huawei’s “MyService” trademark. Containing almost similar pronunciation, and text style, Xiaomi’s trademark has been rejected.


(Source: Ithome)

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Huawei CAF model bringing network competitiveness for operators: Marketing Chief



Huawei CAF network Model

On behalf of Huawei, the company’s marketing and solution sales department president- Peng Song, addresses the 7th Ultra-Broadband Forum 2021. This 2-day conference is taking place in Dubai from 19th October.

At the event, President Song talks about network connection and growth under his speech entitled “Connect + New Growth”. It was mainly a short description of the Huawei CAF (Coverage/Architecture/Fusion) model which is bringing network competitiveness among the operators.

During his speech, Huawei President noted down that the CAF model is becoming a key to operators, which is opening new opportunities in the market. He further describes that although the past year was a bit challenging, we have seen tremendous changes.

Even the families are moving towards diversification from the single entertainment center. Today, people have merged the network connection for multiple functions such as education, office, and trade, which is no longer solely concerned with bandwidth.


Huawei CAF Network Model:

According to President Song, the extension and the integration of the connection are the main keynotes of the connection plus. It means, the continued acceleration of the digitalization process making the society recognize the importance of a stabilized and strong connection.

Huawei CAF network Model

Based on this fact, Song Peng introduced the Huawei CAF network model where “C” denotes coverage, “A” denotes architecture, and “F” denotes fusion. Furthermore, there was an in-depth discussion about all three points at the event.


It mainly highlights the different points where a connection tries to reach different households and businesses. Considering today’s demands, operators need to provide the connection to every room for each device in a family. Furthermore, there are mainly two technologies currently leading this sector- AirPON and Digital Quick ODN solutions.



It refers to the algorithms where a connection needs to integrate with the cloud to enable digitization of the industry. However, it’s divided into two stages- the first one is to connect to the cloud. Meanwhile, the second stage is the difficult one and is coupled with cloud integration to gradually build an ecology.


This term lets us mainly focuses on exploring the network architecture that will support current and future business success. In addition, there were some leading technologies recommended by the president. It includes the use of copper-to-optical, OXC, SRv6, ADN, and other technologies.

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Huawei to bring a plain leather version of Mate X2 foldable smartphone



Huawei has always provided a huge variety lits of its products for the customers in both markets. The products vary in terms of hardware configuration including display, camera, memory, battery, and processor, colors, and software features.

Besides all these variants, the smartphone maker also brings new editions of the previously introduced smartphones with new tweaks. Although the features and hardware components mostly remain the same, the company mainly modify the device’s appearance as well as added new functions.

Some reports show that this Shenzhen-based firm is going to introduce a new edition of its latest folding screen smartphone. According to our fruitful tipster- DigitalChatStation, the company is preparing a new plain leather version of Huawei Mate X2.

Yet, there is only limited information available about this subject. However, the tipster further informs that Huawei Mate X2 plain leather version will come with the Kirin 9000 processors with 5G network accessibility, which is really hopeful news for the users who were waiting for the company to return with 5G.


Huawei Mate X2 plain leather version

On top of this, the software capabilities will be powered by the HarmonyOS software system. Apart from all these, there are no other changes mentioned by him. It suggests that the rest configuration including hardware and software will be the same. Furthermore, he didn’t leave any clue about the availability of the plain leather version of the Huawei Mate X2 foldable.

Huawei Mate X2:

Huawei Mate X2 was initially launched in February 2021 featuring the two display systems combines with a new technology hinge. It makes the smooth switching from an 8-inch screen to a 6.45-inch screen. The smartphone is powered by a 5nm Kirin 9000 processor. In addition, it features a 5400 mAh large battery, supports a 55W SuperFast charge that is half chargeable within 30 minutes.

The camera system also works in the smartphone, even in the foldable state. This futuristic smartphone has a 50MP quad-camera system of Leica lenses with 100x zoom capabilities. Aside from the specs, the color scheme in Crystal Blue, Crystal Pink, White, Black are another highlight in the device.

(Via- Ithome)

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