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Adobe Flash Player Security Fixes Available in Latest Windows Update


Adobe Flash Player has had many issues and bug fixes in the past few years. Adobe decided after consulting with tech giants such as Google, Mozilla, Facebook and more to terminate the Flash Player by the end of 2020. Until then, the only remaining solution is to permanently release bug fixes and updates to ease users’ lives.

Update KB4051613

Update KB4051613 has been released according to an article published in TAJ and it is available to most Windows versions. The new Flash Player version works with Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Server Version 1709, Windows Server 2016, Windows 10 RTM, Windows 10 Version 1709 (Fall Creators Update), Windows 10 Version 1703 (Creators Update), Windows 10 Version 1607, Window 10 Version 1511.

Those who do not have any of these windows versions have to go the official Adobe website and download the player manually.

Adobe Flash Player fixes

The new update brings an important functional fix which was interfering with the impacting Flex content. Another fix is connected with a bug making Firefox and Internet Explorer crash in Vmware Vcenter.

The update is available through Windows update or from Microsoft’s Update Catalog. System backing up should be performed before installing the new update.

Adobe Flash Player

The freeware software was released 21 years ago and it used to be the most popular software for viewing multimedia, stream video and audio and more.

Adobe Flash Player is also available for smartphones from companies such as Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, HTC, Lenovo, Dell, Acer, BlackBerry 10, Toshiba, Sharp and more.

Security and Abode Flash Player

Flash Player has many problems and bug, but the most concerning part is regarding users’ security. Back in 2010, Adobe acknowledged that there was a known vulnerability which was not addressed for over a year.

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