Samsung Galaxy Note 9 receives new update, brings timely security changes

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 receives new update, brings timely security changes
Samsung has released a new update for its latest high-end handset - the Galaxy Note 9. With a file size of 67.5MB, the software upgrade should bump the version of the device to N960FXXS2ARJ4.

The only thing mentioned in the change log of the new patch is the inclusion of the Android Security update for October. It resolves 12 Android OS critical vulnerabilities. However, Samsung has also added corrections for 11 vulnerabilities found in its own software, including important fixes for an invalid free vulnerability in the fingerprint trustlet that allows an attacker to perform arbitrary code execution, a buffer overflow vulnerability in the esecomm trustlet, and so on.

The update has been making its way to countries in Central and Eastern Europe, with a broader rollout expected in the next few days. You can check for it manually by going to Settings  > Software Updates. As always, make sure that your phone is sufficiently charged and connected to a Wi-Fi network before proceeding with the patch.

source: Samsung via SamMobile

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Galaxy Note 9
  • Display 6.4" 1440 x 2960 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 845, Octa-core, 2800 MHz
  • Storage 128 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh(29h 3G talk time)



1. Medevac1

Posts: 17; Member since: Sep 06, 2017

Why is the U.S. always the last to get these updates? I'm on Tmobile and still waiting for the camera upgrade.

2. Fellwalker

Posts: 542; Member since: Apr 04, 2014

I'm in the UK with an unlocked unrestricted Note 9. Just checked for this update, downloaded and installed N960FXXS2ARJ1. Yes, 1 not 4 at the end. It is finally the camera update, but still the September security patch which came with the previous update. Software update information Version: N960FXXU2ARJ1/N960OFOXM2ARJ1/ N960FXXU2ARJÄ° Size: 342.60 MB . Security patch level: 1 September 2018 What's new Camera picture quality has been improved Brightness of faces in backlit conditions has been improved Day/Night HDR control accuracy has been improved Low light brightness and SNR (Signal Noise Ratio) has been improved

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