2018 January Galaxy S7 and S7 edge Updates includes Meltdown and Spectre migration patches

Here are the updates hitting the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge that brings up the Android security updates for January 2018. But nevertheless, these updates also includes the latest "Meltdown" and "Spectre" migration patches. The said fixes is about the recently found  critical vulnerabilities in modern processors in computers including the mobile phones.
Meltdown and Spectre exploit critical vulnerabilities in modern processors. These hardware vulnerabilities allow programs to steal data which is currently processed on the computer. While programs are typically not permitted to read data from other programs, a malicious program can exploit Meltdown and Spectre to get hold of secrets stored in the memory of other running programs. This might include your passwords stored in a password manager or browser, your personal photos, emails, instant messages and even business-critical documents.





Here come's the recent firmware updates on each specific Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge devices, including carrier providers that deployed the said "Meltdown" and "Spectre" migration patches.

United States (Factory Unlocked)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930U
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G930UUES4BRC1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12483084
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930UUES4BRC1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935U
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G935UUES4BRC1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12483084
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935UUES4BRC1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

AT&T (United States)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930A
  • Android version: 7.0 Nougat
  • Baseband version: G930AUCS4BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12564870
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930AUCS4BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935A
  • Android version: 7.0 Nougat
  • Baseband version: G935AUCS4BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12564870
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935AUCS4BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

Sprint  (United States)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  SM-G930P
  • Android version: 7.0 Nougat
  • Baseband version: G930PVPS5BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12410240
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930PVPS5BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018
  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  edge SM-G935P
  • Android version: 7.0 Nougat
  • Baseband version: G935PVPS5BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12410240
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935PVPS5BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

T-Mobile (United States)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  SM-G930T
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G930TUVS4BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12142063
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930TUVS4BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018
  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  edge  SM-G935T
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G935TUVS4BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12142063
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935TUVS4BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

Verizon (United States)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  SM-G930V
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G930VVRS4BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930VVRS4BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018
  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  edge  SM-G935V
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G930VVRS4BRA1
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930VVRS4BRA1
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

Canada (Bell, Rogers, Telus, other carriers)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7 SM-G930W8
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G930W8VLS3BRA2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12546086
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930W8VLS3BRA2
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018
  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7 edge SM-G935W8
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G935W8VLS3BRA2
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12546086
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935W8VLS3BRA2
  • Android security patch level: January 1, 2018

Europe (factory unlocked)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  SM-G930F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G930FXXS2DRAA
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12365438
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930FXXS2DRAA
  • Android security patch level: 1 January 2018
  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  edge  SM-G935F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Baseband version: G935FXXS2DRAA
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12365438
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935FXXS2DRAA
  • Android security patch level: 1 January 2018

Australia, and New Zealand (factory unlocked & Vodafone, Telstra, Optus)

  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  SM-G930F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: 2018-01-01
  • Baseband version: G930FXXU2DRAC
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12365438
  • Build number: NRD90M.G930FXXU2DRAC
  • Android security patch level: 1 January 2018
  • Device name/number:  Samsung Galaxy S7  SM-G935F
  • Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Android security patch level: 2018-01-01
  • Baseband version: G935FXXU2DRAC
  • Kernel version: 3.18.31-12365438
  • Build number: NRD90M.G935FXXU2DRAC
  • Android security patch level: 1 January 2018

Some other countries and network providers may also receives similar updates but  it only differs in  build numbers. If you haven't seen it coming yet, it is much better check your your device Settings > About device > Check for an Updates.

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