(Adobe has released a security update for Flash … but Microsoft hasn't yet, for Windows 8.1/10)
Release date: April 7, 2016
Vulnerability identifier: APSB16-10
Priority: See table below
CVE number: CVE-2016-1006, CVE-2016-1011, CVE-2016-1012, CVE-2016-1013, CVE-2016-1014, CVE-2016-1015, CVE-2016-1016, CVE-2016-1017, CVE-2016-1018, CVE-2016-1019, CVE-2016-1020, CVE-2016-1021, CVE-2016-1022, CVE-2016-1023, CVE-2016-1024, CVE-2016-1025, CVE-2016-1026, CVE-2016-1027, CVE-2016-1028, CVE-2016-1029, CVE-2016-1030, CVE-2016-1031, CVE-2016-1032, CVE-2016-1033
Platform: Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player for Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS. These updates address critical vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
Adobe is aware of reports that CVE-2016-1019 is being actively exploited on systems running Windows 10 and earlier with Flash Player version 126.96.36.1996 and earlier. Please refer to APSA16-01 for details.
Adobe Flash Player Desktop Runtime 188.8.131.52 and earlier
Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release 184.108.40.2063 and earlier Windows and Macintosh
Adobe Flash Player for Google Chrome 220.127.116.11 and earlier Windows, Macintosh, Linux and ChromeOS
Adobe Flash Player for Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer 11 18.104.22.168 and earlier Windows 10
Adobe Flash Player for Internet Explorer 11 22.214.171.124 and earlier Windows 8.1
Adobe Flash Player for Linux 126.96.36.1997 and earlier Linux
•To verify the version of Adobe Flash Player installed on your system, access the About Flash Player page, or right-click on content running in Flash Player and select "About Adobe (or Macromedia) Flash Player" from the menu. If you use multiple browsers, perform the check for each browser you have installed on your system.
Adobe categorizes these updates with the following priority ratings and recommends users update their installation to the newest version:
Download + Adobe Security Bulletin