Adobe Flash Player: Update Version

Sicherheit[German]Adobe released an update for the Flash Player on October 9, 2018, which upgrades it to version Here are more details about this Flash Player update.


Adobe Security Bulletin APSB18-39

Adobe released Security Bulletin APSB18-39 which indicates the priority of the update with 2. This update fixes an important vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player and earlier versions.  Successful exploitation may result in information disclosure. The following Flash versions are affected.

Product Version Platform
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime and earlier versions Windows, macOS, Linux
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome and earlier versions Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 and earlier versions Windows 10 and 8.1

Adobe Flash Player is available for the Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS platforms (download links can be found on this Adobe page). For Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, Microsoft provides the new Flash Player via Windows Update (see Microsoft Security Advisory).

Check for update in Google Chrome

Chrome Browser browser should automatically install the update. You can also check for updates manually by typing chrome://components in the browser’s address bar.

Flash-Version in Google Chrome

Which Flash Player version is installed?

The installed Flash version can be checked on this page, but note, that Flash is deactivated by default in most browsers.


Flash Player

If you upgrade Flash Player from this Adobe website, make sure you do not install the optional offerings (McAfee Security Scan Plus and True Key from Intel).

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