Nokia Mobile has now released the August security update 2021 to Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView. Check below for the update size, list of markets and the update changelog for Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView.
For all software update news related to other Nokia smartphones click here. If you want to track August security update roll-out to Nokia smartphones you can do it here.
On the basis of tips received from our readers, we will collate a list of markets for the Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView for which August 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 8.1 in India
- Nokia 9 PureView in Austria and Netherlands
Nokia 9 PureView August security update:
The update size for Nokia 9 PureView is 30.33 MB. 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 8.1 August security update:
The update size for Nokia 8.1 is 29 MB. 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 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView August security update changelog:
Nokia 8.1 and Nokia 9 PureView are receiving only the August security update. Here is what the August security update addresses as mentioned by Google on its official Security bulletin page.
The most severe of these issues is a high security vulnerability in the Media Framework component that could enable a local malicious application to bypass operating system protections that isolate application data from other applications. The severity assessment is based on the effect that exploiting the vulnerability would possibly have on an affected device, assuming the platform and service mitigations are turned off for development purposes or if successfully bypassed.
Nokia smartphone users are much more interested in release of Android 11 update to their smartphone. The OS update has been released to many Nokia smartphones recently. You can track Android 11 update roll-out to Nokia smartphones by clicking here.
Thanks, Arun, Dorso and Martin for the tip & screenshot. Cheers!!