Verizon Galaxy S5 Gets an Update version G900VVRU2BOG5, An address to the recent (Stagefright) vulnerabilities

An OTA update build version G900VVRU2BOG5 is rolling out on Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 (SM-G900V). The G900VVRU2BOG5 is not a 5.1.1 update but contains a security patch to fix Stagefright vulnerability, and the latter is still remained in Android 5.0 base.
The update mainly address the recent vulnerabilities in the picture and video messaging (MMS) and there are no any further visual changes to take effect into the device. The security patch is basically a security improvement to the inner part of the Android operating system. The patch was created by Google itself, to protect the users vital information right after they recently found out the aforementioned (Stagefright) bug. This is exactly the same update that have been also rolled out on AT&T, SprintT-Mobile and Canadian Galaxy S5 devices.

Technicals details of the G900VVRU2BOG5 5.0 update


Device: Samsung Galaxy S5
Model number: SM-G900V
Android version: 5.0 (Lollipop OS)
Baseband version: G900VVRU2BOG5
Kernel version: 3.4.0-4782027
Build number: LRX21T.G900VVRU2BOG5
SE for Android status Enforcing
advanced user's info:
AP: G900VVRU2BOG5
CSC: G900VVZW2BOG5
CP: GG900VVRU2BOG5
Build date: 31 July 2015

Features and Enhancements of the G900VVRU2BOG5 5.0 update

  • Device Security improvements to address recent vulnerabilities in picture and video (MMS)


The update is equipped with Android OS Security Fix (Stagefright) and nothing else.  There are no any other noticeable changes to take effect once the update has made, as the update only targets the inner part of the Android operating system. But after taking the update Samsung is ensuring that the Galaxy S5 will then much more secure from the aforementioned security flaws of the Android OS.

The update is now rolling out via Over-The-Air (OTA). The released may be in stages and this simply that it may take several days before it completely reaches to all Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900V.  If ever you did not receive the notification message yet, you may manually check the update withing the phone's settings.

Below is the step by step procedure on how you can update your Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 SM-G900V to the officially released build version G900VVRU2BOG5, Android 5.0 Lollipop.

How to Update Samsung Galaxy S5 G900V to 5.0 Lollipop via Over-The-Air (OTA)


This is usually how the carrier branded or locked Samsung Galaxy S5, performs a software update.  This method is Firmware Update through over the air or called as OTA update, which most often  a notification message will directly send out to you from your network provider and notifies you that there is a new update available for download.  If you did not receive any notification messages you can manually check for the update instead.  Doing so you may only navigate on your Galaxy S5 SM-G900V  Settings > System updates > Check for new system update.
  • Find “Software update”
  • Slide your finger down the display starting from the top edge of your mobile phone.
  • Tap the settings icon.
  • Tap System update.
  • Tap Check for new system update.

It will automatically telling you that a new update is available. You can simply tap install now when you want to perform an update or install later. The G900VVRU2BOG5  Android 5.0 update is around 300+ MB in file size while updating via Over-The-Air (OTA) update.

source: Verizon S5 support (pdf)