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This privacy issue on EMUI 11 and 10 solved with February 2021 security update

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Huawei has kicked off the latest February 2021 security patch details for its devices, which protects your smartphones against threats. It fixes 2 critical, 26 high, and 77 medium levels of CVEs for improved system security.

To enhance system performance, Huawei releases software updates for its devices on monthly basis. This update brings the security patch, system stability optimizations, and new features to provide an improved user experience.

With the updates, sometimes hidden and privacy issues arrive on devices that enhance the chance of hacking and increases the possibility of data leakage. Users can’t take these issues lightly and these can cause serious problems.

Huawei has tried to fix some known major issues with the latest February 2021 security patch, which is commonly found on a different version of EMUI/Magic UI. Check the solved CVE details below.

CVE:

CVE version detail: Information leakage due to screenshots taken without notifications

Risk level: Medium

EMUI/Magic UI version effected: 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.

Impact of this CVE on devices:  The malicious apps installed on the device can keep taking screenshots in the background. This issue does not cause system errors but may cause personal information leakage.

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