A great start to Chinese New Year 2022, Huawei has just revealed the latest February 2022 HarmonyOS security patch details that fix different kinds of vulnerabilities. The installation of the security update increases the potential to defend the device from threats.
The February 2022 security patch arrives with a big list of fixed CVEs found in the latest HarmonyOS software system. The CVEs belong to sections including frameworks, kernel, application, and third-party libraries. On the other hand, Huawei has also already released the February 2022 security patch for EMUI devices.
As always, Huawei will roll out the February 2022 security improvements with the upcoming software update release for eligible devices. It is recommended to Huawei users to keep checking for the update manually by navigating to Settings, then Software & update, software updates, and tapping on Download and install.
The next version HarmonyOS 3.0 is currently under development and the stable release is likely to hit the market in July 2022. At HDC 2021, the Chinese tech maker has launched HarmonyOS 3.0 first developer preview.Advertisement
HarmonyOS 3.0 will surely come up with new and improved features overall HarmonyOS 2.0. There is a big possibility that global users will get a taste of this Huawei software in 2022.
The February 2022 HarmonyOS security patch brings fixes for 1 medium-level CVE in the kernel, 1 high-level CVE in the system as well as 1 critical, 9 high, and 30 medium levels of CVEs in third-party libraries. However, there are no CVEs found in the framework and application section.
Note – CVE – CVE, short for Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures, is a list of publicly disclosed computer security flaws. When someone refers to a CVE, they mean a security flaw that’s been assigned a CVE ID number.
Furthermore, if the security patch of your Huawei phone or tablet is 2022-02-01 or later, all issues described in this update and the HarmonyOS Security Bulletin – February 2022 have been resolved.Advertisement