Adobe Flash Player Version Released

A​dobe Flash Player ​version has been released by Adobe Systems.  Adobe Flash Player is a cross-platform browser-based application runtime that is required for viewing of certain applications, content, and videos.


Fixed Issues

  • The application will behave abnormally when spacebar is pressed in the Text Field.(FP-4198253)

  • Context menu displayed with Offset when Flash Player movie fullscreen on Chrome(FP-4198406)


 Known Issues

  • Memory leak is observed when using baseline_constrained profile on Firefox 55 onwards (FP-4198562)
  • Invalid stageWidth and stageHeight is observed on Firefox 55 onwards with render mode as direct and async drawing enabled.


Security Updates

Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows. These updates address two critical memory corruption vulnerabilities that could lead to code execution.

  • Adobe recommends users of the Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows update to Adobe Flash Player

  • Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be automatically updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player for Windows.

  • Adobe Flash Player installed with Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10 and 8.1 will be automatically updated to the latest version, which will include Adobe Flash Player


Vulnerability Details

Vulnerability Category Vulnerability Impact Severity CVE Numbers
Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Critical CVE-2017-11281
Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Critical CVE-2017-11282



Adobe Flash Player is one of the applications that is managed and updated by ODS.  If you are a current customer, ODS will automatically update your version of Adobe Flash Player over the next few days.  ODS will deploy the ActiveX version.  This ensures that Adobe Flash Player will function with web browsers including Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, and Chrome.  The update will install silently.  No user interaction is required.  There are no additional fees or charges for ODS to update your version of Adobe Flash Player.

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