Nokia 2 Starts Receiving April Android Security Update in India

Nokia 2 Starts Receiving April Android Security Update in India

Nokia 2 has started receiving a new software update that brings the April Android security patch. The update is reportedly rolling out in India at the initial stage – particularly for the model TA-1011. It comes days after the Nokia 6 (2018), Nokia 7 Plus, and Nokia 1 received the April Android security patch. Google released the latest Android security patch for Pixel and select Nexus devices earlier this month.

The latest update for the Nokia 2 doesn’t include any noticeable changes, though it brings the new Android security patch, as reported by NokiaPowerUser. You can check the availability of the fresh update by going to Settings > About phone > Software updates. It is recommended to back up your data before proceeding with the update process.

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Importantly, the April Android security patch comes in two security patch levels that both address various system-level vulnerabilities, ranging from high to critical. The most severe issue that the latest patch fixes a critical security vulnerability in Android’s media framework that could let a remote attacker silently execute arbitrary code using a “specially crafted file”. Google claims that there are no reports of active customer exploitation or abuse of the newly reported issues.

Launched in October last year, the Android Nougat-based Nokia 2 sports a 5-inch LTPS HD (720×1280 pixels) display and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 212 SoC, coupled with 1GB of RAM. The smartphone has an 8-megapixel rear camera sensor with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor. Besides, it packs a 4000mAh battery that is touted to deliver up to two days of power on a single charge.

 

Source by gadgets.ndtv..

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