Because Samsung was so focused on rolling out the Android 13 update, it delayed the release of the December 2022 security update by a few days. However, the company has now started rolling out the new security update, starting with the Galaxy S20 series in Europe.
The new software update for the Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20+ and Galaxy S20 Ultra has a firmware version G98xBXXSFGVK7. The update is currently available in Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Southeastern Europe, Spain, Switzerland, the Baltic region, the Czech Republic, the Netherlands and the UK.
The December 2022 security patch contains fixes for 67 security vulnerabilities in Android smartphones. It also includes fixes for 26 vulnerabilities found in Samsung’s Galaxy smartphones and tablets. Five of those vulnerabilities have been marked as critical, while 63 vulnerabilities have been marked as ‘high’ priority. Twelve vulnerabilities from the list have been marked as “moderate” in Samsung’s monthly security bulletin.
If you are a Galaxy S20 series user and live in one of the European countries or regions mentioned above, you can download the new software update by navigating to Settings » Software update and tap Download and install. You can also choose to download the new firmware file from our firmware database and flash it manually.
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