Adobe Flash Player Update on Windows 8.1, 10 Brings Fixes to Bugs

Microsoft and Adobe have announced the availability of a new security update for the Flash Player for Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 users. It brings fixes to bugs and also increases security.
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The Adobe Flash Player has been having quite a few issues in Windows 8.1, not working for several users. A previous update has fixed part of those bugs, but now a new version has been made available as part of the November 2013 Patch Tuesday that takes care of most of the glitches and also brings some security improvements. Here’s what Microsoft said regarding the update:

On November 12th, a security update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer 10 and 11 on supported editions of Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 is also available. The details of the vulnerabilities are documented in Adobe security bulletin APSB13-26. This update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash binaries contained within Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11.

On Adobe’s website we find even more details about the Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.117 version. Here is the full release note for the Adobe Flash Player and the Adobe AIR, as well

  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.117 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152.
  • Users of Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.310 and earlier versions for Linux should update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.327.
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.117 installed with Google Chrome will automatically be updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152 for Windows, Macintosh and Linux.
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.117 installed with Internet Explorer 10 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 10 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152 for Windows 8.0
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.117 installed with Internet Explorer 11 will automatically be updated to the latest Internet Explorer 11 version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 11.9.900.152 for Windows 8.1
  • Users of Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1030 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1210.
  • Users of Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1060 and earlier versions for Android should update to Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1210.
  • Users of the Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1030 SDK and earlier versions should update to the Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1210 SDK.
  • Users of the Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1030 SDK & Compiler and earlier versions should update to the Adobe AIR 3.9.0.1210 SDK & Compiler.

 

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