SamMobile observed the December 2023 security update spreading to the Galaxy S23, S23 Plus, and S23 Ultra in the United States. Owners of any of the above described gadgets ought to view the S91xUSQS2BWKA firmware version as advancement.
There are a total of 75 fixes in this large release. Of those, 16 have vulnerability remedies from Samsung available. The Korean OEM is correcting a Contacts app issue where a user with malicious intent could obtain sensitive information, based on the changelog. Another remedy, according to the corporation, is for its devices to stop using Qualcomm chips because physical hackers should no longer be able to run “arbitrary code.”
Three further updates improve the security and privacy of user data on Samsung devices with Knox Guard and Knox Services.
Google is responsible for the majority of the December patch, with 59 of the fixes. Out of the 15 “High” priority system repairs, the company submits one “Critical.” A number of additional “Critical” issues with the Android device foundation as a whole have been fixed, according to the Android Security Bulletin.
Once the update is received, the Galaxy S23 series should download it automatically. If not, you may manually verify by going to Settings > Software update.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE and S9 FE Plus are among the most recent devices to receive One UI 6 (Android 14) as part of the company’s ongoing effort to update its entire lineup of Galaxy products. Included in that most recent wave was the Galaxy S23 FE.
Thankfully, Samsung has updated the One UI 6 rollout timeline, outlining when many of its devices will be able to download the new operating system until 2024. In several places, the update has already been received by a large number of its flagship Android phones and tablets from the current generation. Right now, we’re waiting for the patch to roll out across the majority of its older models, including the Galaxy S21 series and a few midrange models.