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[Last update fixes a critical security issue] Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge will no longer get any new software updates

May 25, 2020:

Samsung recently released the last software update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge with fixes for a critical security issue.

According to Samsung’s Korean moderator, the latest update for the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge brings the SVE-2020-16747 fix. It has the April 2020 security patch, but it fixes the issue of the .qmg files. The SVE-2020-16747 fixes a serious security issue that could allow remote arbitrary code execution.

The software version of this update is G930SKSU3ETD2 and G935SKSU3ETD2 for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge respectively. These software versions are applicable to smartphones in South Korea.

Samsung has already stopped the software support for the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge. Samsung has already rolled out the May 2020 security patch with a fix for this critical issue to many smartphones.

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April 7, 2020:

Today, Samsung has detailed the April 2020 security patch and also revealed the eligibility for future security software updates.

According to Samsung’s security update device list, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones will no longer get any new software updates. The Galaxy S7 series has been pulled from Samsung’s list of devices getting Android security updates.

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The Galaxy S7 duo had received their latest software update in March, that update brought the March 2020 security patch. But the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge may still get a critical security vulnerability when it needs to be fixed.

However, the Galaxy S7 Active will continue to get Samsung’s security updates. The Galaxy S7 Active was also launched in June 2016.


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