The Xiaomi Mi A3 receives March 2021 security update in Europe with 38 high or critical CVEs addressed
Earlier this week, Xiaomi brought Mi A3 handsets running global builds onto the March 5 2021 security patch, as we reported. Now, the company has introduced the same update to European devices, which Xiaomi keeps on its EEA development channel. Xiaomi has called its latest EEA build V18.104.22.168.RFQEUXM though, rather than the V22.214.171.124.RFQMIXM that it started distributing to its global channel this week.
V126.96.36.199.RFQEUXM contains the March 5 2021 security patch, which bundles the March 1 2021 patch. According to the latest Android Security Bulletin, the March 5 2021 security patch addresses 38 high or critical CVEs, including several relating to bootloaders, cameras and displays.
Xiaomi will be issuing V188.8.131.52.RFQEUXM as an over-the-air (OTA) download for devices enrolled on the EEA development branch. If your device is yet to receive a notification to download the V184.108.40.206.RFQEUXM OTA, then you download the OTA file manually from Xiaomi's servers. A post on the r/MiA3 subreddit also contains download links for the V220.127.116.11.RFQEUXM fastboot and recovery images, should you prefer to use these.