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Nokia 2.1 & 8 Sirocco latest to get the October Security update 2019

Nokia 2.1 and 8 Sirocco are the latest Nokia smartphones to receive the October Security update 2019 in some markets. The update only brings the October security patch for Nokia 2.1 and 8 Sirocco. Check below for the update size, list of markets and the update changelog.

For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here.

On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets for the Nokia 2.1 and 8 Sirocco for which October Security update is now available. So, do let us know if you have received the update in the comments section. You can also try the VPN trick for getting the update and see if it works.

List of markets:

  • Nokia 2.1 in India
  • Nokia 8 Sirocco in Serbia, Russia & Netherlands

Nokia 2.1 October update size:

The update size for Nokia 2.1 is 102.2 MB in size. You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update.

Nokia 8 Sirocco October update size:

The update size for Nokia 8 Sirocco is 74.7 MB in size. You will either be prompted to download this update or you can check by going to Settings and searching system updates and then by checking for the update.

Nokia 2.1 and 8 Sirocco October Security update changelog:

The changelog mentions only the October Android Security update for Nokia 2.1 and 8 Sirocco.

The most severe of these issues is a critical security vulnerability in the Media framework component that could enable a remote attacker using a specially crafted file to execute arbitrary code within the context of a privileged process.

Read the complete details of the October Security update here.

HMD has been quite consistent in terms of releasing Monthly Security updates and OS updates for Nokia smartphones already available in the market. HMD has also made it clear that all Nokia Android Phones will receive a minimum of two years of OS update support.

Thanks, Cristian, Philip, Danilo for the tip & screenshot. Cheers!!

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Nayan
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