Android security. Last week Vodafone launched a series of updates for the HTC One, HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S5 M8 to protect customers of a serious security flaw detected in Android. Today that patch comes to the popular Samsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge as OTA update that also fail to include improvements overall and service calls.
It has been a source of news on many occasions since its first detection, back in late July. Since then we have had occasion to learn more about what this vulnerability and why dangerous. Not surprisingly alarmism generated around this bug of Android has been provided to the consequences it can generate. In fact, Google itself reacted quickly to correct the security flaw in its Nexus devices, which are gradually making manufacturers and operators.
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In the case of Vodafone, as already indicáted few days ago, noting and correcting the dreaded failure Stagefright in some of the devices that currently sells through its catalog. We refer to the HTC One HTC One M7 and M8, plus Samsung Galaxy S5 available in two versions. However, the operator continues with the action plan and bring the security fix another of its leading models, the Samsung Galaxy Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge.
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Check if your Android is 95% of those affected by the serious failure Stagefright. Patch against Stagefright and more. This was confirmed by the company through its official forum, from which gives us some of the details of the updates. In this case, the update OTA is identified with the version of the base band and XXU2QOH8 involves changing system version, by which the S6 and S6 Edge Galaxy will remain in version 5.1.1 Android Lollipop. Similarly, in addition to detailing the update patch containing said Stagefright safety, the operator fail to include a number of improvements across the board, as well as optimizing service calls, but no more details.
As is standard, the availability of the update will be advised to the user from the notification area. If not, there is always the possibility to force a manual check from the settings section, General, About device, system updates, check. If you prefer, you can perform the update from the PC using the Samsung Smart Switch program.