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These 5 privacy issues on EMUI software system solved with April 2021 security improvements

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Huawei is always worried about their consumer’s device security and privacy. In this segment, every month the company delivered a security patch for its devices that fixes the different levels of exploits and issues.

Recently, Huawei has released the April 2021 security improvements that enhance system security and boost overall device performance. The April 2021 security 17 high and 69 medium levels of CVE, which defend the device against threats.

Additionally, this security update listed some known issues, which are resolved with the latest update. These issues are often surfaced in different EMUI and Magic UI versions.

Here’s the question arrive, from where these issues met the device? When we install the security updates, these are the hidden and harmful things that come with them. These are very dangerous because they give the opportunity to the hacker to step foot in your device.

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With every monthly security note, Huawei tries to find and fix them for user’s device safety. Check the solved CVE details, risk level, impact, and more listed below:

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CVE 1:

CVE-2021-22333: Integer overflow vulnerability in some Huawei phones

Risk Level: High

EMUI/Magic UI affected versions: EMUI 11.0.0, EMUI 10.1.1, EMUI 10.1.0, EMUI 10.0.0, EMUI 9.1.1, EMUI 9.1.0, Magic UI 4.0.0, Magic UI 3.1.1, Magic UI 3.1.0, Magic UI 3.0.0, Magic UI 2.1.1

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Impact of this CVE on the device: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause code to execute, thus obtaining system permissions.

CVE 2:

CVE-2021-22334: Malicious Wi-Fi construction vulnerability in some Huawei phones

Risk Level: Medium

EMUI/Magic UI affected versions: EMUI 11.0.0, EMUI 10.1.1, EMUI 10.1.0, Magic UI 4.0.0, Magic UI 3.1.1, Magic UI 3.1.0

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Impact of this CVE on the device: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause app redirections.

CVE 3:

CVE-2021-22335: Heap overflow vulnerability in some Huawei phones

Risk Level: Medium

EMUI/Magic UI affected versions: EMUI 11.0.0, EMUI 10.1.1, EMUI 10.1.0, EMUI 10.0.0, EMUI 9.1.1, EMUI 9.1.0, Magic UI 4.0.0, Magic UI 3.1.1, Magic UI 3.1.0, Magic UI 3.0.0, Magic UI 2.1.1

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Impact of this CVE on the device: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause exceptions in image processing.

CVE 4:

CVE-2021-22336: DoS vulnerability in some Huawei phones

Risk Level: Medium

EMUI/Magic UI affected versions: EMUI 11.0.0, EMUI 10.1.1, EMUI 10.1.0, EMUI 10.0.0, Magic UI 4.0.0, Magic UI 3.1.1, Magic UI 3.1.0, Magic UI 3.0.0

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Impact of this CVE on the device: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause a denial of security services on a rooted device.

CVE 5:

CVE-2021-22337: Information leak vulnerability in some Huawei phones

Risk Level: Medium

EMUI/Magic UI affected versions: EMUI 11.0.0, EMUI 10.1.1, EMUI 10.1.0, EMUI 10.0.0, EMUI 9.1.1, EMUI 9.1.0,EMUI 8.0,Magic UI 4.0.0, Magic UI 3.1.1, Magic UI 3.1.0, Magic UI 3.0.0, Magic UI 2.1.1

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Impact of this CVE on the device: Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may cause leaking of user click data.

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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Huawei P40 Lite upgraded with EMUI 12.0.0.257

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Huawei is upgrading its P40 Lite smartphone in the global market comes with EMUI 12 version 12.0.0.257 and update package size of 250 megabytes.

Huawei P40 Lite is getting the EMUI 12.0.0.257 build version with November 2022 security patch. Therefore, it improves the phone’s capability to fight against potential software threats.

As the version reflects, the phone currently runs EMUI 12 software and it was upgraded from EMUI 10.0. Hence, we suggest anyone grab the latest firmware as it appears in the update section.

On the other hand, fans are also waiting for EMUI 13 but the company has not revealed a roadmap to upgrade smartphones. Also, there’s no clue for Huawei P40 Lite making its way to EMUI 13 schedule.

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How to update:

You can download the new version by opening the Settings menu, and from there tap on System & updates. Now you need to open Software updates and then CHECK FOR UPDATES.

However, the importance of the P40 Lite doesn’t conclude here because the phone is still performing well among consumers. Thanks to the specs, which include a Kirin 810 chipset, and 6GB+128GB memory version.

Huawei P40 Lite features a 6.4-inch screen with FHD+ resolution (2310 x 1080 pixels). There are quad cameras 48MP + 8MP + 2MP and 2MP.

The flip side of the phone will get you a hole punch display to house a 16MP selfie camera. Furthermore, it’ll fetch a 4200mAh battery that could recharge fast with a 40W super fast charger.

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November 2022 update for Huawei Nova 9 SE expanding

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Huawei is releasing the November 2022 security update for the Nova 9 SE smartphones in the global market. After the initial rollout in the Middle East, the company has started dispatching the latest Nova 9 SE update in more regions.

Meanwhile, we have entered a new month and Huawei will soon bring a fresh security patch for its eligible devices. These regular updates are meant to enhance the overall stability of your gadget and provide a new life to it.

Coming back to the new update, Huawei Nova 9 SE global users can identify the November 2022 security patch with the EMUI 12.0.1.177 build version. Further, the update comes along with a software package of 335 Megabytes.

You can install the latest firmware from the update section of your smartphone. Go to Settings > System & Updates followed by Software Updates. Keep following the on-screen prompts till you come across the latest build for your device.

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On the side hand, you can also search the new updates in the My Huawei App. From the home page, tap on the Updates option and let the app bring you fresh and suitable firmware.

Huawei Health App in a new avatar!

Yes! your Huawei Health application is getting a new change in terms of the logo. Instead of the traditional heart with a wavy line, now you will get a bold and classy look from the Huawei Health app icon.

Not just from the outside, but the app gets new optimizations to the internal system as well. Consequently, with the new version, you will experience a better user interface, stable performance, and a more comprehensive app on your smartphone.

To check more new changes and improvements, you can update your app from the Huawei AppGallery. Alongside the app, we will also recommend you install the latest November 2022 update to give an overall boost to your Nova 9 SE handset.

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Huawei Mate Xs 2 foldable getting November 2022 EMUI update

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Huawei Mate Xs 2 smartphone users have started collecting the November 2022 security update. The latest update is making its way into the global market and will gradually roll out in other regions.

In terms of the offering, the update has packed some useful fixes and improvements for the device’s security system. As a result, users will experience a more reliable and responsive system after feeding the new firmware to their handsets.

Interestingly, this is the second security update for the Huawei Mate Xs 2 folding phones within a month. With the onset of this month, the corresponding device owners received the October 2022 security patch.

However, users were expecting the latest firmware update for the flagship model. As of now, the wait is over and Huawei Mate Xs 2 can install the November 2022 update with the EMUI 12.0.1.186 version along with a 371MB package.

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The update is appearing via OTA medium in the global region. In the meantime, you can sneak into the Settings menu to grab the latest build manually.

  • Go to the Settings app
  • Swipe up and select System & Updates option
  • Select Software Updates
  • Tap on the CHECK FOR UPDATES option
  • Let the device search for the new firmware
  • Click on Download and Install tab

Before proceeding, make sure that you have a sufficient amount of storage and battery level to conduct the installation. Also, take a backup of your important data to prevent any kind of loss.

Huawei Mate X3 coming soon!

Huawei never misses a chance to surprise its users with unique and interesting gadgets. In the latest development, we heard about the Huawei Mate X3 folding phone that could make an official debut in January, next year.

No doubt, the device will bring some amazing tugs and tweaks on board. While there is some time to get the first look at the upcoming foldable, you can get slight details from the link given below.

Know More: Huawei Mate X3 sample version begins to rollout, launching soon

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