Adobe Releases 17 Bug Fixes in Flash Player Upgrade 19.0.0.245

Adobe Systems Incorporated released version 19.0.0.245 to fix seventeen bugs. These are critical vulnerabilities that allow a person to take control of your affected system. These vulnerabilities affect Apple MAC, Linux, and Microsoft Windows computers.

You can find out what version of Adobe Flash player installed on your computer. You want to make sure that you update each version of Adobe Flash player for an intended web browser. If you have multiple web browsers you may have to upgrade each version of Adobe Flash Player pertaining to each specific web browser.

If you are using a Google chrome web browser, then Adobe Flash Player will become automatically upgraded on Linux, Macintosh, and Windows based computers. If you are using Microsoft Edge web browser on Windows ten based computers, then Adobe Flash Player will automatically upgrade itself. Internet Explorer 10 and 11 will automatically upgrade Adobe Flash Player on Windows 8 and 8.1 computers.

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These updates resolve a vulnerability that could allow code execution. Also, these updates fix a security whole whereby data could be written to a file system with proper user permissions. Finally, these updates address another possible code execution vulnerability.

Following is a table of affected flash player versions and operating system platforms:

* Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime version 19.0.0.226 or earlier on Windows and Macintosh
* Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release version 18.0.0.255 or earlier on Windows and Macintosh
* Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome version 19.0.0.226 or earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome operating systems
* Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 version 19.0.0.226 or earlier on Windows 10
* Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 10 and 11 version 19.0.0.226 or earlier on Windows 8.0 and 8.1
* Adobe Flash Player for Linux version 11.2.202.540 or earlier on Linux
* AIR Desktop Runtime version 19.0.0.213 or earlier on Windows and Macintosh
* AIR SDK version 19.0.0.213 and earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
* AIR SDK & Compiler version 19.0.0.213 or earlier on Windows, Macintosh, Android and iOS
* AIR for Android version 19.0.0.190 or earlier on Android

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