Adobe Security Bulletin

This Flash vulnerability could allow remote code execution, and is rated as Critical. It affects Flash both in browsers and on desktop players, on Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome OS.

If you are still using Adobe Flash, you should patch right away as per this Adobe Security Bulletin: https://helpx.adobe.com/security/products/flash-player/apsb17-32.html

Overall, the Adobe team advises as below:-

  • Adobe recommends users of the Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime for Windows, Macintosh and Linux update to Adobe Flash Player 27.0.0.170 via the update mechanism within the product or by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.
  • Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome will be automatically updated to the latest Google Chrome version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 27.0.0.170 for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Chrome OS.
  • Adobe Flash Player installed with Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 10 and 8.1 will be automatically updated to the latest version, which will include Adobe Flash Player 27.0.0.170.