​A​dobe 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.

Security Updates

Adobe has released a security update for Adobe Flash Player for Windows. This update addresses a critical type confusion vulnerability that could lead to code execution.

Adobe is aware of a report that an exploit for CVE-2017-11292 exists in the wild, and is being used in limited, targeted attacks against users running Windows.

  • 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 Number
Type Confusion Remote Code Execution Critical CVE-2017-11292



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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