According to TAJ, A new Windows update is available and it comes to solve various problems with the Adobe Flash Player. The official description only told us that “this update resolves issues in Adobe Flash Player that is installed on any supported edition of Windows”.
Update KB4051613 is now available and anyone who has a Windows version that supports it can get after. After this new update, Adobe Flash Player reached version 188.8.131.52. If you were wondering, here are all the versions that can get the update: 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, Windows 10 Version 1511.
If you use a Windows version other than the one listed above, you will need to go to the Adobe website and download the Adobe Flash Player manually.
An article about this update showed up and it revealed more details about it:” In today’s release, we’ve updated Flash Player with an important functional fix impacting Flex content and recommend those users impacted update.”
If you have been experiencing a bug that made both Firefox and Internet Explorer crash in Vmware Vcenter you should know that this update also fixes that. Since we do not know about other fixes, and it appears that this update only focuses on the VMware crash, it is not necessary to update right away, unless you work with Vmware.
In order to get this new update, you can go to the Microsoft Update Catalog since it is available there. However, the easiest way to receive the KB4051613 update is through Windows Update. Make sure to back up your system before installing the update, just in case something goes wrong.