Adobe Systems Incorporated released Adobe flash version 188.8.131.52 on October twenty six two thousand sixteen to fix a security vulnerability. This critical vulnerability allow a person to take control of your affected system.
This vulnerability affect Apple MAC, Linux, and Microsoft Windows computers. You can find out what version of Adobe Flash player is 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. This update resolves a vulnerability that could allow code execution. Also, th 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||184.108.40.206 & earlier||Windows & Macintosh|
|Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome||220.127.116.11 & earlier||Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS|
|Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge & Internet Explorer 11||18.104.22.168 & earlier||Windows 8.1 & 10|
|Adobe Flash Player for Linux||22.214.171.1247 & earlier||Linux|
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Aaron J. Berg is the owner of Anet Computers, host of the Reality PC podcast, and blogger at AnetComputers.com. For over thirteen years, he worked for fortune 500 companies and the United States Federal government supporting computers. Now he helps you solve your most common computer problems.