Spectre and Meltdown Update Schedule and FAQs

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Locate your product below to view release schedule and access updates. If your product is not listed, Contact Technical Support.

+ Android Nougat Mobile Device Updates

Device BSP Date Available Download
TC2x (TC20/TC25)   Not Impacted N/A
TC5x (TC51, TC51-HC, TC56) 01.49.00 12-Feb-2018 TC51 GMS | Non-GMS
TC56 GMS | Non-GMS
TC7x (TC70x, TC75x)
01.49.00
12-Feb-2018 TC70x GMS | Non-GMS
TC75x GMS | Non-GMS

+ Android Marshmallow Mobile Device Updates

Device BSP Date Available  Download

TC51

21.04.01

22-Jan-2018

GMS | Non-GMS

TC56

21.04.01

22-Jan-2018

GMS | Non-GMS

TC70x

21.04.01

22-Jan-2018 GMS | Non-GMS

TC75x

21.04.01

22-Jan-2018 GMS | Non-GMS

TC51

15.01.07

22-Jan-2018

GMS | Non-GMS

TC56

15.01.07

22-Jan-2018 GMS | Non-GMS

TC70x

15.01.07

22-Jan-2018

GMS | Non-GMS

TC75x

15.01.07

22-Jan-2018 GMS | Non-GMS

ET50

01.08.21

TBD GMS | Non-GMS

ET55

01.08.21

TBD GMS | Non-GMS

+ Android Lollipop Mobile Device Updates

Device BSP Date Available  Download
CC5000 2.0.2.730 30-Mar-2018 Non-GMS
ET50 01.08.21 TBD GMS | Non-GMS

ET55

01.10.11 TBD GMS | Non-GMS

MC18

02.09.02

5-Mar 2018

Non-GMS

MC40 Voice

03.07.03 5-Mar 2018 Non-GMS

TC70

02.10.02

27-April-2018

GMS | Non-GMS | GMS FIPS | Non-GMS FIPS
TC75 02.10.02 27-April-2018 GMS | Non-GMS | Non-GMS FIPS
TC8000 02.10.02 25-April-2018 GMSNon-GMS | FIPS
WT6000 04.10.03 5-Mar 2018 Non-GMS

+ Android KitKat Mobile Device Updates

Device BSP Date Available  Download

MC18

03.14.0921

23-Mar-2018

Non-GMS

MC40 Voice

03.13.0209

29-Mar-2018

FIPS

MC67 Premium 

3.20.01

5-Mar-2018

Non-GMS  | Non-GMS FIPS

MC92 Premium

03.13.1006

5-Mar-2018

Non-GMS Premium

TC55

2.68G 25-April-2018 GMS | Non-GMS

TC70

19.03 27-April-2018 Non-GMS

TC75

15.06 27-April-2018 Non-GMS

TC8000

02.00.00 25-April-2018 Non-GMS

+ Android Jellybean Mobile Device Updates

Device Date Available 
CC5000 Please contact your Zebra Representative

MC32

Please contact your Zebra Representative

MC40

Please contact your Zebra Representative

MC67

Please contact your Zebra Representative

TC55

Please contact your Zebra Representative

+ Windows CE 5.0/6.0/7.0 Mobile Device Updates

Device Date Available 
MK500 Please contact your Zebra representative
MK3000 Please contact your Zebra representative
MK3100 Please contact your Zebra representative
MK4000 Please contact your Zebra representative
MT2090 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC17 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC2180 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC31 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC3190Z Please contact your Zebra representative
MC91 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC9190Z Please contact your Zebra representative
Omnii XT15 Please contact your Zebra representative
SB1 Please contact your Zebra representative
VH10 Please contact your Zebra representative
WAP4 - 7825X Please contact your Zebra representative
MC18N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC32N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC40N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC92N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
VC70N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
WT41N0 Please contact your Zebra representative

+ Windows Embedded Handheld (WEHH) 6.5 Mobile Device Updates

Device Date Available 
ES400 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC31 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC45 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC55 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC55A0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC55E0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC55N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC65 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC67NA Please contact your Zebra representative
MC75 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC75Ax Please contact your Zebra representative
MC91 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC92N0 Please contact your Zebra representative
MC95 Please contact your Zebra representative
Omnii XT15 Please contact your Zebra representative
VC609x Please contact your Zebra representative
WAP4 - 7825X Please contact your Zebra representative
Please contact your Zebra representative
Please contact your Zebra representative

+ Windows Embedded Handheld (WEHH) 6.1 Mobile Device Updates

Device Date Available 

MC959B

Please contact your Zebra representative

+ Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows 10 Mobile Device Updates

Device Data Available Download
ET5x 8-May-2018 Windows 10

Updates for the following products running Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 were made available by Microsoft on 9-Jan-18. No additional Zebra update is required.

  • TC70x (Windows 10)
  • VC80 (Windows 7 and Windows 10)

+ Linux

Device OS Version Impacted? Date Available Download
TM1000 Linaro 12.11 No N/A N/A
FX7500 Linux 2.4 Yes 22-May-2018  
FX9600 Linux 2.4 Yes 22-May-2018  

+ Link-OS Printer Updates

+ Non-Link-OS Printer Updates

+ RFID Readers

Device OS Version Impacted
RFD8500/i N/A No
RFD2000 N/A No

+ Barcode Scanner Updates

Device Impacted
CS4070 No
DS2278, DS2208 and CR2278 No
DS3608, DS3678, LI3608, LI3678 and STB3678 No
DS4308 No
DS457 No
DS6878 No
DS7708 No
DS8108, DS8178, and CR8178 No
DS9208 No
DS9808 No
LI2208 No
LS2208 No
MP6000 and MP7000 No
What is the CVE Information for Spectre and Meltdown?

This class of vulnerabilities that encompass 3 CVEs which form Spectre and Meltdown. These vulnerabilities can be exploited as "speculative execution side-channel attacks" executed by malware. The malware can impact many modern processors and operating systems including Intel, AMD, and ARM.

  • Variant 1 – CVE-2017-5753, Spectre: Bounds check bypass
  • Variant 2 – CVE-2017-5715, Spectre: Branch target injection
  • Variant 3 – CVE-2017-5754, Meltdown: Rogue data cache load, memory access permission check performed after kernel memory read
  • CVE-2017-13218 is a general case mitigation for side-channel attacks that also addresses this issue. 
Why am I being asked to login to Zebra.com to download the update?

For mobile computers and scanners, updates are available to registered Zebra.com users with a valid warranty or service contract. 

For printers, firmware updates are available to registered Zebra.com users.

I am logged into zebra.com. Why am I not able to download the update?

For mobile computers and scanners, the device must have a valid warranty or service contract. If you do not have a valid warranty or service contract, the update cannot be downloaded. Refer to question above for additional options.

If you have a valid warranty or service contract and the download fails, contact Zebra’s Technical Support Help Desk.

For printer firmware download failures, contact Zebra’s Technical Support Help Desk.

Disclaimer: Zebra makes every attempt to release security updates on or about the time that Google releases its respective security bulletin. However, delivery time of security updates may vary depending on the region, product model, and third party software suppliers. Under some circumstances, the OS must be updated to the latest maintenance release prior to installing the security updates. Individual product updates will provide specific guidance.

Unless otherwise noted, there have been no reports of active customer exploitation or abuse from these newly reported issues.



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