Samsung May 2023 patch details

Samsung May 2023 Security Patch: Details and Monthly/Quarterly Devices

We have entered a new month, and Samsung has recently renewed its software update information webpage with the details of the new May 2023 security patch. Alongside this, the company has also published the revised list of monthly and quarterly plans for the month of May 2023 for Galaxy devices.

At the start of every new month, Samsung releases the security patch bulletin, that mentions fixes and improvements, which the new patch will obtain for your Galaxy devices. Simultaneously, the firm also revises its update plan every month to add newly launched smartphones and remove devices that have completed their software support.

Samsung May 2023 security patch details 

As per the information, the details of the May 2023 security patch bulletin mention fixes for over 50 CVE items from Google including 4 critical, 48 high, and 3 moderate levels of common vulnerability exposures. However, 2 were fixed in the previous release and 1 isn’t applicable on Galaxy devices.

The bulletin also mentions fixes for a total of 21 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures including Out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the bootloader, Improper access control vulnerability in the Telephony framework, Improper access control in AppLock, Inappropriate export of Android application components in Call Settings, and much more.

In addition, Samsung’s latest Galaxy security software brings fixes to a handful of more moderate issues related to FactoryTest, Knox Enrollment Service, SemShareFileProvider, ActivityManagerService, ThemeManager, GearManagerStub, Tips, Shannon, Exynos CP chipsets, and more. For more details, you can check here.

CVE Items


  • CVE-2022-33231, CVE-2022-33288, CVE-2022-33289, CVE-2022-33302


CVE-2022-32599, CVE-2022-41757, CVE-2022-38181, CVE-2022-36449, CVE-2022-33917, CVE-2022-42716, CVE-2021-0873, CVE-2021-0884, CVE-2021-0883, CVE-2021-0882, CVE-2021-0881, CVE-2021-0880, CVE-2021-0879, CVE-2021-0878, CVE-2021-0874, CVE-2021-0875

CVE-2021-0876, CVE-2021-0872, CVE-2021-0885, CVE-2022-4696, CVE-2023-20941, CVE-2023-20656, CVE-2023-20654, CVE-2023-20652, CVE-2023-20653, CVE-2023-20657, CVE-2022-33269, CVE-2023-21630, CVE-2022-33270, CVE-2022-40503, CVE-2022-47335

CVE-2022-47336, CVE-2022-47338, CVE-2022-47337, CVE-2021-39617, CVE-2022-20338, CVE-2023-20993, CVE-2023-21109, CVE-2023-21117, CVE-2023-20914, CVE-2023-21104, CVE-2023-20930, CVE-2023-21110, CVE-2022-20444, CVE-2023-21112, CVE-2023-21118, CVE-2023-21103, CVE-2023-21111


  • CVE-2022-22706, CVE-2023-21116, CVE-2023-0266

Already included in previous updates

  • CVE-2023-20655, CVE-2022-40532

Not applicable to Samsung devices

  • CVE-2023-21107

Samsung May 2023 patch details

Monthly and Quarterly Galaxy device list – May 2023

As per the May 2023 revised Galaxy devices list, Samsung has decided to release Monthly security updates for 38 Galaxy devices, Quarterly security updates for 64 devices, and Biannual security updates for 48 devices.

Monthly Updates Eligible Galaxy Devices

  • Galaxy Z Fold 2, Galaxy Z Fold 2 5G, Galaxy Z Fold 3 5G, Galaxy Z Fold 4, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 3 5G, Galaxy Z Flip 4, W23, W23 flip
  • Galaxy S20, Galaxy S20 5G, Galaxy S20+, Galaxy S20+ 5G, Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S20 FE, Galaxy S20 FE 5G, Galaxy S21 5G, Galaxy S21+ 5G, Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G, Galaxy S21 FE 5G, Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+, Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+, Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Galaxy Note20, Galaxy Note20 5G, Galaxy Note20 Ultra, Galaxy Note20 Ultra 5G
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy A52, Galaxy A52 5G, Galaxy A52s 5G, Galaxy A53 5G, Galaxy A54 5G, Galaxy Xcover5, Galaxy Xcover6 Pro

Quarterly Updates Eligible Galaxy Devices

  • Galaxy Fold, Galaxy Fold 5G, Galaxy Z Flip, W22 5G
  • Galaxy S10 5G, Galaxy S10 Lite
  • Galaxy Note10, Galaxy Note10 5G, Galaxy Note10+, Galaxy Note10+ 5G, Galaxy Note10 Lite
  • Galaxy A22, Galaxy A22e 5G, Galaxy A22 5G, Galaxy A32, Galaxy A32 5G
  • Galaxy A03, Galaxy A03s, Galaxy A03 core, Galaxy A13, Galaxy A13 5G, Galaxy A23, Galaxy A23 5G, Galaxy A33 5G, Galaxy A73 5G
  • Galaxy A04, Galaxy A04s, Galaxy A04e, Galaxy A14, Galaxy A14 5G, Galaxy A34 5G
  • Galaxy M21 2021, Galaxy M22, Galaxy M32, Galaxy M32 5G, Galaxy M42 5G,
  • Galaxy M52 5G, Galaxy M13, Galaxy M23 5G, Galaxy M33 5G, Galaxy M53 5G,
  • Galaxy M04, Galaxy M14 5G, Galaxy M54 5G
  • Galaxy F22, Galaxy F42 5G, Galaxy F52 5G, Galaxy F13, Galaxy F04, Galaxy F14 5G
  • Galaxy Tab A7 Lite, Galaxy Tab A8, Galaxy Tab Active Pro, Galaxy Tab Active3, Galaxy Tab Active4 Pro
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite, Galaxy Tab S7, Galaxy Tab S7 FE, Galaxy Tab S8, Galaxy Tab S8+, Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Enterprise Models: Galaxy XCover4s, Galaxy Xcover FieldPro, Galaxy Xcover Pro

Biannual Updates Eligible Galaxy Devices

  • Galaxy A10e, Galaxy A10s, Galaxy A20e, Galaxy A20s, Galaxy A30s, Galaxy A50s, Galaxy A60, Galaxy A70, Galaxy A70s, Galaxy A80, Galaxy A90 5G
  • Galaxy A01, Galaxy A11, Galaxy A21, Galaxy A21s, Galaxy A31, Galaxy A41, Galaxy A51, Galaxy A51 5G, Galaxy A71, Galaxy A71 5G
  • Galaxy A02, Galaxy A02s, Galaxy A12, Galaxy A42 5G, Galaxy A72, Galaxy A82 5G
  • Galaxy M10s, Galaxy M30s, Galaxy M40, Galaxy M01, Galaxy M11, Galaxy M21, Galaxy M31, Galaxy M31s, Galaxy M51
  • Galaxy M12, Galaxy M62
  • Galaxy F12, Galaxy F62
  • Galaxy Tab A 8 (2019), Galaxy Tab A 8.4 (2020), Galaxy Tab A7
  • Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Tab S6 5G, Galaxy Tab S7+
  • W20 5G, W21 5G

Wearables Eligible for Security Updates

  • Galaxy Watch4, Galaxy Watch4 Classic
  • Galaxy Watch5, Galaxy Watch5 Pro

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