Adobe Flash Player released

Sicherheit[German]Adobe hat am 11.2.2020 ein Sicherheitsupdate für den Flash Player freigegeben, welcher diesen auf die Version hebt. Hier einige Informationen über dieses Update.


Adobe Security Bulletin

Adobe Security Bulletin APSB20-06 states that the update fixes a critical type confusion vulnerability (CVE-2020-3757) that could lead to arbitrary code execution. Adobe reports the following Flash versions as affected.

Product Version Platform
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime and earlier versions and earlier

Windows, macOS,


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 KB4537759

Microsoft has released Flash Player update KB4537759 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 on February 11, 2020. In the Microsoft Update Catalog the update can be found here

Check Google Chrome for updates

With the Chrome Browser, the update should be applied automatically. You can also check for updates manually by typing chrome://components in the address bar.

Flash-Version in Google Chrome


Which Flash Player version do I have?

The installed Flash version can be checked on this page. There you can see whether the Flash player is supported in the browser (in Chrome Flash is deactivated by default).

Flash Player

If you update the Flash Player from this Adobe website, please note that the optional features (McAfee Security Scan Plus and True Key from Intel) will not be installed.

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