AT&T and Alcatel OneTouch to issue Stagefright patches for the Idol 3, various Samsung devices
A number of Samsung devices on Sprint’s network are already starting to receive Stagefright exploit patches, along with the Nexus 6 and Nexus 5. It looks like AT&T is doing the same, as the carrier just released a series of update documents detailing the new security patches for various Samsung devices. Updates to the Samsung Galaxy S6 Active, Note 4, S5 and S5 Active should begin rolling out today, and you can find the update documents linked below:
- Samsung Galaxy S6 Active – G890AUCU2AU2AOF4
- Samsung Galaxy Note 4 – N910AUCU2COC6
- Samsung Galaxy S5 – G900AUCU4BOF3
- Samsung Galaxy S5 Active – G870AUCU2BOF3
If you’d like to check for the updates manually, head to Settings>System update>Update now.
Additionally, Alcatel OneTouch has just issued a statement claiming that it will release a Stagefright security patch to the Idol 3 on Monday, August 10th for devices in the United States. While the update will only be available in the U.S. at the start, the manufacturer claims it will roll out the update to more regions soon after the 10th.Read more: Security firm uncovers another far-reaching Android vulnerability