What You Need to Know About Adobe Flash Player 18.104.22.1680
Adobe Flash Player is a software that enables you to view and interact with multimedia content on the web. It is widely used for animations, games, videos, and other rich media applications.
However, Adobe Flash Player also has a history of security vulnerabilities that could expose your system to malware attacks. That's why Adobe regularly releases security updates for Flash Player to fix any bugs and flaws that could be exploited by hackers.
The latest security update for Adobe Flash Player was released on February 11, 2020. This update addresses a critical vulnerability (CVE-2020-3757) that could lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the current user[^2^]. This means that a malicious website could run malicious code on your computer without your permission or knowledge.
The affected versions of Adobe Flash Player are 22.214.171.1241 and earlier for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS; and 126.96.36.199 and earlier for Windows 10 and 8.1[^2^]. If you have any of these versions installed on your system, you should update to the latest version (188.8.131.520) as soon as possible.
You can check the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system by accessing the About Flash Player page, or right-clicking on content running in Flash Player and selecting \"About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player\" from the menu[^2^]. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on your system.
You can update Adobe Flash Player by using the following methods:
If you have selected the option to \"Allow Adobe to install updates\", you will receive the update automatically[^2^].
If you do not have the \"Allow Adobe to install updates\" option enabled, you can install the update via the update mechanism within the product when prompted[^2^].
You can also download the update manually from the Flash Player Download Center or the Flash Player Distribution page [^1^].
If you use Google Chrome, your browser will be automatically updated to the latest version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.2060 for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Chrome OS[^2^]. You can check the Google Chrome Releases page for more information.
If you use Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10 and 8.1, your browser will be automatically updated to the latest version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.110[^2^]. You can check the Microsoft Security Advisory page for more information.
Updating Adobe Flash Player is important to keep your system secure and enjoy the best web experience possible. However, you should also be aware that Adobe will stop supporting Flash Player after December 31, 2020, and will block Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021[^1^]. Adobe strongly recommends all users to uninstall Flash Player before that date to help protect their systems[^1^]. You can visit the Flash Player EOL General Information page for more details and links to instructions for uninstalling Flash Player manually. 248dff8e21