Security update KB4038806 resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player

by Ivan Jenic
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Microsoft released a bunch of security and non-security updates for Windows and its features this Patch Tuesday. One of the features that received security updates is Adobe Flash Player.

Security update KB4038806 for Adobe Flash Player deals with some vulnerabilities within the program. This is just one of many updates for Adobe Flash Player of this kind. Which confirms Adobe Flash Player is indeed one of the hackers’ favorite targets. Therefore, both Microsoft and Adobe need to keep an eye on vulnerabilities constantly.

The new update is available for just about any supported version of Windows, including Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 10 Version 1703, Windows 8.1, or Windows RT 8.1. 

To download update KB4038806 for Adobe Flash Player, you just need to check for updates via Windows Update, and your computer will download it automatically. Or you can also download it manually from Microsoft Update Catalog.

You can learn more about this update, and other updates of its kind on Microsoft’s Knowledge Base page. Also, if you want to find out more about the vulnerability addressed by KB4038806, you can visit TechNet’s official guide.

Update KB4038806 is, of course, not the only one Microsoft released this Patch Tuesday. If you want to find out more about most important updates for Windows, check out this article.

We don’t expect update KB4038806 for Adobe Flash Player to cause you any bigger issues. However, if you notice anything suspicious, let us know in the comments below. 


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