Flash Player released

Sicherheit[German]Adobe has released a security update for the Flash Player, which upgrades it to version Microsoft has also released a corresponding Flash update KB4487038. 


Adobe Security Bulletin APSB19-01

Adobe Security Bulletin APSB19-06 describes a priority of 2 for this security update. According to Adobe, this update fixes an important vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. Successful exploitation may result in the disclosure of information related to the current user. 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).

Microsoft Flash-Update KB4487038

Microsoft has released the update KB4487038 (Flash Player Update) for Windows Server 2019, all versions of Windows 10, Windows Server Version 1803, Windows Server 2016 Version 1709, Windows RT/RT 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2016 and Server 2012 R2/Windows Server 2012 as of February 12, 2019. The update can be found in the Microsoft Update Catalog here

Check Google Chrome for updates

he Chrome Browser update automatically. You can also manually check for updates by typing chrome://components in the address bar.

Flash-Version in Google Chrome

Which Flash Player version is installed?

The installed Flash version can be checked on this page. There you can see if the Flash Player is supported in your browser (in Chrome Flash is deactivated by default). If you are upgrading Flash Player from this Adobe website, please assure that the optional offerings (McAfee Security Scan Plus and Intel True Key) will not be installed.


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