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Galaxy S6 & S6 edge August 2017 Android Security Updates Roundup 08-31-2017

Here comes the end of August 2017, and September approaches too past.  That means another batch of the monthly Android security updates were making its rounds on the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge users all over the world.

In this post, we are rounding up each particular Galaxy S6 and S6 edge variants that has received the said August 2017 Android Security Updates provided by Google and Samsung itself.

Anyways, the August 2017 monthly Security Maintenance Release (SMR) includes 51  patches on Google Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE), and 12 patches on Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE).

This is the screenshot of the August 2017 security patches list, according to Samsung’s Android Security Bulletin.
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So lets take a walk-through and a recap on each Galaxy S6 & S6 edge variants according to the device model numbers, carriers, countries, and regions.

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Updates in United States

Among other US carriers, AT&T unleashed the August 2017 security updates, then followed by Verizon. While Sprint and  T-Mobile might also release its own but it could be coming late until on the first week of September 2017.

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Updates in Canada

All of the Canadian carriers has also released an update to the country’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge variants, the SM-G920W8 and SM-G925W8. The update rolled out on August 26, 2017.

Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8 Update version G920W8VLS5DQH1

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920W8
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G920W8VLS5DQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094681
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920W8VLS5DQH1

Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925W8 Update version G925W8VLS5DQH1

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925W8
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level: August 1, 2017
  • Baseband version: G925W8VLS5DQH1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11094681
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925W8VLS5DQH1

Galaxy S6 G920F Updates in Europe Regions

Europe’s Galaxy S6 and S6 edge receives several release build version. Each of these updates are bundled according to region, and mobile network providers.
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August 29, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXU5EQH7

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQH7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10940776
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQH7
  • Carrier: None/Factory unlocked
  • Countries: Southeast Europe, France, Bulgaria, Baltic States, Slovakia, Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXU5EQH6

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQH6
  • Carrier: None/Factory unlocked
  • Countries: Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, The Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, and Portugal

August 30, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXS5EQH9

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQAC
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11646776
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXS5EQH6
  • Mobile Network: Orange
  • Countries: France,  Spain, Poland, Romania,

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXS5EQH5

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQB4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11324867
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXS5EQH5
  • Mobile Network: 3/Tre
  • Countries: Austria, Sweden,

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXS5EQHB

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQD4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11324867
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXS5EQHB
  • Mobile Network: T-Mobile Europe, Cosmote
  • Countries: Germany, Poland, Greece, Romania, and more

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXS5EQHA

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQDR
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXS5EQHA
  • Mobile Network: None
  • Countries: Russian Federation

Galaxy S6 edge G925F Updates in Europe Regions

August 29, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version  G925FXXS5EQH9

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQAC
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11646776
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXS5EQH6
  • Mobile Network: Orange
  • Countries: France,  Spain, Poland, Romania,

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version  G925FXXU5EQH6

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQCD
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXU5EQH6
  • Carrier: None/Factory unlocked
  • Countries: Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, The Netherlands, Finland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Luxembourg, Belgium, Austria, Hungary, and Portugal

August 21, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version  G925FXXU5EQH7

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQH7
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10940776
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXU5EQH7
  • Carrier: None/Factory unlocked
  • Countries: Southeast Europe, France, Bulgaria, Baltic States, Slovakia, Caucasus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Ukraine

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version  G925FXXS5EQH5

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQB4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11324867
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXS5EQH5
  • Mobile Network: 3/Tre
  • Countries: Austria, Sweden,

August 31, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version  G925FXXS5EQHA

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQDR
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-10958180
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXS5EQHA
  • Mobile Network: None
  • Countries: Russian Federation

August 28, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version  G925FXXS5EQHB

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925FXXU5EQD4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11268311
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925FXXS5EQHB
  • Countries: Slovakia

Galaxy S6 and S6 edge Updates in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asian countries Galaxy S6 owners has started receiving the security updates on 30th of August 2017. However, the Galaxy S6 edge haven’t seen any movement yet, but it might come out late until July 2017.

August 30, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version  G920FXXU5EQHC

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920F
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920FXXU5EQD3
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11823674
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920FXXU5EQHC
  • Mobile Network: None
  • Countries: Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Indonesia

Galaxy S6 G920I, Galaxy S6 edge G925I Updates in Australia

Australian owners of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge has also started receiving the said August 2017 security update. However, it’s only Optus among any other carrier has pushed the said updates. While Asia’s S6 and S6 edge users has received it much earlier, but the rolling out also continues in Latin America regions.

August 24, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version G920IDVU3FQH3

  • Device: Galaxy S6  SM-G920I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQG2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11965133
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920IDVU3FQH3
  • Mobile Network: Optus
  • Country: Australia

August 25, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version G920IDVS3FQH2

  • Device: Galaxy S6  SM-G920I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQF4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11574363
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920IDVS3FQH2
  • Region: Asia

August 22, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 Update version G920IDVU3FQH5

  • Device: Galaxy S6 SM-G920I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G920IDVU3FQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11965133
  • Build number: NRD90M.G920IDVU3FQH5
  • Region: Mexico

August 24, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version G925IDVU3FQH3

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQG2
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11965133
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925IDVU3FQH3
  • Mobile Network: Optus
  • Country: Australia

August 25, 2017 –   Galaxy S6 edge Update version G925IDVS3FQH2

  • Device: Galaxy S6 edge SM-G925I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQF4
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11574363
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925IDVS3FQH2
  • Region: Asia

August 26, 2017 –  Galaxy S6 edge Update version G925IDVU3FQH5

  • Device: Galaxy S6  edge SM-G925I
  • Android version: 7.0
  • Android security patch level:  1 August 1 2017
  • Baseband version: G925IDVU3FQG1
  • Kernel version: 3.10.61-11965133
  • Build number: NRD90M.G925IDVU3FQH5
  • Region: Latin America

Well, there you have it. Just make sure to keep your device fully updated from time to ensure that it safe from the said Android vulnerabilities.
Yet, the monthly security updates will continue each month. Sometimes it may come right at a time, but also some might be delayed for some reasons.

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