Update for Flash Player

Sicherheit[German]Adobe has released a security update for Flash Player in April 2019, which upgrades it to version 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.

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 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.

 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.

Flash Player


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