[German]Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player in April 2019, which upgrades it to version 188.8.131.52. Microsoft has also released a corresponding Flash update.
Adobe Security Bulletin
Adobe Security Bulletin states that the update addresses a critical and important security issue and mentions the following Flash versions as affected.
|Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime||184.108.40.206 and earlier versions||Windows, macOS, Linux|
|Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome||220.127.116.11 and earlier versions||Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS|
|Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11||18.104.22.168 and earlier versions||Windows 10 and 8.1|
Adobe Flash Player 22.214.171.124 is available for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS platforms. The download links can be found in the Security Bulletin.
Microsoft Flash Update KB4493478
Microsoft has released update KB4493478 (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 April 9, 2019. The update can be found in the Microsoft Update Catalog here.
Check Google Chrome for updates
The Chrome Browser update automatically. You can also manually check for updates by typing chrome://components in the address bar.
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.
Microsoft Office Updates (Patchday April 2, 2019)
Microsoft Security Update Summary (April 9, 2019)
Patchday: Updates for Windows 7/8.1/Server (April 9, 2019)
Patchday Windows 10-Updates (April 9, 2019)
Patchday Microsoft Office Updates (April 9, 2019)