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Magisk updated with fingerprint security option for root requests

Magisk is probably one of the most well-known and widely used root solutions these days, made famous for its root-detection mitigation strategies. Now both Magisk and the accompanying Magisk Manager have been updated to v15.3 and v5.4.4, respectively, this time bringing the convenience of fingerprint authorization to the dialog which grants root access. 

The new versions are v15.3 (Magisk) and v5.4.4 (Magisk Manager), and changelogs for each are included just below:

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Magisk

v15.3
– [Daemon] Fix the bug that only one script would be executed in post-fs-data.d/service.d
– [Daemon] Add MS_SILENT flag when mounting, should fix some devices that cannot mount magisk.img
– [MagiskBoot] Fix potential segmentation fault when patching ramdisk, should fix some installation failures

Magisk Manager
v5.4.4
– Fix dtbo on-boot detection, should follow configured dtbo patching behavior on Pixel 2 devices
– Add fingerprint authentication for Superuser requests

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Both changelogs are pretty light this time around.

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