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Download J250FDXU2ARD3 April 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy J2 Pro

Download J250FDXU2ARD3 April 2018 Security Patch for Galaxy J2 Pro

Now the J250FDXU2ARD3 April, 2018 Security Patch update for Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) SM-J250F is available for manual installation and download if you didn't receive it through OTA.

The new Stock Firmware update is rolling out via OTA (Over the air) for few users in a phase-wise manner, so it may take a while to reach every user around the globe. If you have not received the update, you can wait for the OTA notification to to download and install the update or you can manually check the latest software update which upgrades the build number to J250FDXU2ARD3 on Galaxy J2 Pro (2018).

In case you didn't get the J250FDXU2ARD3 Stock Firmware Update for Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) SM-J250F via OTA, you can download and install it manually using Odin Flashing Tool.

Probably you know How to Flash the Stock Firmware Update with Odin, but if you can't do that, you will need my step-by-step tutorial about How to Flash Samsung Galaxy Firmware Updates with Odin Tool.

Samsung is rolling out the April, 2018 Security Patch update for the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) SM-J250F which will update the Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) Software to the new PDA version J250FDXU2ARD3 which based on Android Nougat 7.1.1.

Another thing to keep in mind, on this page you will be able to download the latest firmware update J250FDXU2ARD3 Android 7.1.1 Nougat for Samsung Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) SM-J250F. So please make sure that your phone's model number is SM-J250F.

J250FDXU2ARD3 April, 2018 Security Update quick overview

Region Code for this firmware is XSP and it’s from Country/ Carrier Singapore. The PDA Version of this Firmware is J250FDXU2ARD3 and CSC is J250FOLB2ARD3. The Android Version is 7.1.1 Nougat. The changelist for this firmware is 13338766, build date is 18.04.2018 and the Security patch level date is 01.04.2018.

Note: We did our best to make the installation guide easy and understandable, but in any situation we are NOT responsible for any brick or damages that may cause on your phone. Flashing ROM and installation process at your own risk.

How to install J250FDXU2ARD3 April, 2018 Security Update via Official Methods?

Install the update via Samsung SmartSwitch/Kies:

  • Run Kies/ SmartSwitch on your PC.
  • Connect your Samsung Galaxy Phone to the USB port in your PC via USB data transfer cable.
  • Wait for your device to appear on Kies/SmartSwitch.
  • Click on the device name (e.g SM-J250F).
  • Under the "Firmware Information" tab, if there any updates available, you will get the message "New Firmware is available". Click on the "Firmware Upgrade" button.

Install the update via OTA (Over The Air):

  • Connected your phone to a stable WiFi Internet Connection.
  • Go to "Settings> More> About Phone> Software Updates" and click on "Check for updates".
  • If there any updates you available, you will get the message "New Firmware Update Available". Click "Download".
  • After downloading, click "Install" to start the firmware update installation process.

Below, you will find the full details about Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) Firmware update that released for model SM-J250F.

SM-J250F Stock Firmware J250FDXU2ARD3 Full Details

Model Name SAMSUNG Galaxy J2 Pro (2018)
Model Number SM-J250F
Country/ Carrier Singapore
Region Code XSP
Android Version Android 7.1.1 Nougat
Changelist 13338766
Build Date 18.04.2018
Security Patch Level


Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) SM-J250F Stock Firmware Download

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I hope this guide was helpful to download and install J250FDXU2ARD3 April, 2018 Security Patch on Galaxy J2 Pro (2018) SM-J250F based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat.

Brief instructions to Flash Firmware Update with Odin

– Extract (unzip) the firmware file that you have downloaded.
– Download Odin Flashing Tool.
– Extract Odin ZIP file.
– Open Odin Flashing Tool.
– Reboot your Phone in Download Mode (press and hold Home + Power + Volume Down buttons).
– Connect your phone to the PC and wait until you get a blue sign in Odin.
– Add the firmware file to AP / PDA.
– Make sure re-partition option is not ticked.
– Click the start button, and wait few minutes.

Follow this tutorial for detailed and Step-by-step instructions.

Samsung April, 2018 Security Patch Update Details (SMR-APR-2018)

Along with Google patches, Samsung Mobile provides 8 Samsung Vulnerabilities and Exposures (SVE) items described below, in order to improve our customer’s confidence on security of Samsung Mobile devices. Samsung security index (SSI), found in “Security software version”, SMR Apr-2018 Release 1 includes all patches from Samsung and Google. Some of the SVE items may not be included in this package, in case these items were already included in a previous maintenance release.

SVE-2017-10638: Information disclosure on Trustlet

Severity: Low
Affected versions: M(6.x) on Exynos and Qualcomm chipsets
Reported on: Sept 29, 2017
Disclosure status: Publicly disclosed.
A session information of Trustlet remains in the debug log.
The patch removed the information from the debug log.

SVE-2017-10886: Code Execution in Call+

Severity: High
Affected versions: N(7.x), O(8.x)
Reported on: November 2, 2017
Disclosure status: Privately disclosed.
There is a vulnerable implementation in Call+ application which can load classes from specific path.
The applied patch removed unused vulnerable implementation.

SVE-2017-10987: Information disclosure on Secure Driver

Severity: Moderate
Affected versions: N(7.x) on Exynos8890/8895 models
Reported on: September 29, 2017
Disclosure status: Publicly disclosed
The secure driver doesn’t check a modified trustlet which can cause to expose KASLR offset, resulting in possible information disclosure.
The patch limited an unauthorized access based on the whitelist to prevent illegal use.

SVE-2017-11107: Clipboard contents disclosure

Severity: High
Affected versions: M(6.0), N(7.x), O(8.x)
Reported on: October 24, 2017
Disclosure status: Privately disclosed.
The vulnerability leaks the clipboard contents via keyboard in emergency call when the screen is locked.
The applied patch removed clipboard button in the keyboard when then screen is locked.

SVE-2018-11463: Buffer Overflow in OMACP WbXml String Extension Processing

Severity: Moderate
Affected versions: M(6.0), N(7.x)
Reported on: February 22, 2018
Disclosure status: Privately disclosed.
A malformed OMACP WAP push message can cause integer overflow and memory corruption when processing the string extension portion of the WbXml payload.
The patch confirmed the range of integer and discarded the malformed OMACP message.

SVE-2018-11469: Placing video calls, running SS and USSD codes without permissions

Severity: Moderate
Affected versions: M(6.0), N(7.x), O(8.0)
Reported on: February 22, 2018
Disclosure status: Privately disclosed.
There is an unprotected component in Contacts application which can place video call, and run SS(Supplementary Service) and USSD(Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) codes without permission.
The applied patch protected the component.

Some SVE items included in the Samsung Android Security Update cannot be disclosed at this time.

See Full details about April, 2018 Security Patch Update here.

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