The November security patches are coming: Google’s Pixels are updated

Today, November 7th, is the first Monday of the month, and that means only one thing: the November security patches are on the way. In fact, Google publishes monthly (generally on the first Monday) theAndroid Security Bulletinin which they come thoroughly review all security issues addressed by BigG over the past few weeks.

Following the publication of this important document, the security patches arrive, that go to fix the security problems and that are released via a simple update. Obviously the first smartphones to be updated are the Pixel by Google, but it seems that some Samsung smartphones are already ready to receive the update in the next few hours.

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What has been fixed

The security issues addressed inAndroid Security Bulletin November are many: Google said it had fixed some vulnerabilities affecting the Android frameworksome main components of the operating system and the update system integrated in Google Play.

These vulnerabilities were addressed with security patches characterized by the acronym 2022-11-01.

In addition to this, Google has fixed some vulnerabilities related to gods no better closed-source and third-party vendor-related system components: These bugfixes are included in the security patches characterized by the abbreviation 2022-11-05.

As mentioned, the November security patches are already in rollout on Pixel smartphones, but the latter are also receiving an additional update that solves some specific problems: in particular, a problem has been solved for which the battery could run out quickly when installing apps and the problem of green flickering of the display. Below is the complete changelog.


The November 2022 security update is already rolling out for series Pixel 4a, Pixel 5, Pixel 5a, Pixel 6, Pixel 6a e Pixel 7. The build number of the latest version is TP1A.221105.002 (TD1A.221105.001 / .003 for the Pixel 7 family).

We specify that Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL are excluded from the list of devices that will receive the update.

As mentioned earlier, some Samsung smartphones are also receiving the update with the November security patches: for the Galaxy Z Flip 4the build numbers are F721BXXS1AVJE e F721U1UES1AVJ7, for the global and US models respectively, while Galaxy Z Fold 4 seems to be updating only in the US (for the moment).

Update also available for Galaxy Z Fold 3 e Z Flip 3: in this case the build numbers are respectively F926U1UES2DVJ1eF711U1UES3EVJ2.

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