Download and Install G950NKSU1AQJ5 October Security Update For Galaxy S8 (Korean – G950N): Samsung is rolling out the October security Update For Galaxy S8. As Samsung is busy on Android Oreo updates, this might be the reason for delay in releasing the October Security patch for Galaxy S8, many of the users thought Samsung will skip this update in many of the regions, especially the regions where Android Oreo Beta goes live. However, considering this as a simple delay, this update first has gone live in three major carriers in South Korea, will soon reach all corners of the world.
The Samsung latest October security patch includes the fixes for 215 vulnerabilities found in the Android operating system. Google released the fixes for these 215 vulnerabilities in October 2017 Android Security Bulletin. All of these vulnerabilities fixes are included in the Samsung’s latest October security patch release. Samsung not only fixed the Google’s Android Operating system vulnerabilities, this update also includes six vulnerabilities that found in Samsung software. But Samsung has only detailed some of the vulnerabilities. Rest of vulnerabilities are privately disclosed. In short note, this October security patch brings 215 exploits in Google’s Android and six in the Samsung’s software.
These carriers include Korea Telecom (KT), SK Telecom, and LG Uplus, and we could see the October 2017 security patch hit the flagships in other regions soon. But, many of us might have thinking that the slow rollout of the October 2017 security patch will result in the November security update delay but as November security update fixes a critical vulnerability that affects millions of Wi-Fi enabled phones, so there will no delay in November security update.
How To Manually Update G950NKSU1AQJ5 October Security Update For Galaxy S8
This update is rolling out via OTA (Over The Air).Those who didn’t wait for OTA they can also try manually pulling the firmware by going to the Settings –> About Device –> Check for Updates and download it manually. If you want to wait for OTA, then it may take few days to reach all corners of the world.
G950NKSU1AQJ5 Firmware Details:
|Model name||Galaxy S8|
|Build date||Thu, 26 Oct 2017 06:28:57 +0000|
|Security Patch Level||2017-10-01|
How To Install G950NKSU1AQJ5 October Security Update For Galaxy S8 (Korean)
First, download the firmware file following the above guide, then follow the linked guide below to Install G950NKSU1AQJ5 Security Patch Update On Galaxy S8 using Odin Flash Tool
If the installation is successful, you will see the message Pass in the Log Tab.