Adobe has released Adobe Flash Player 126.96.36.199 to address vulnerabilities that could potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system. Adobe recommends users update their product installations to the latest versions:
Critical vulnerabilities exist in Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh. Successful exploitation could cause a crash and potentially allow an attacker to take control of the affected system.
- Users of the Adobe Flash Player desktop runtime for Windows and Macintosh should update to Adobe Flash Player 184.108.40.206.
- Users of the Adobe Flash Player Extended Support Release should update to Adobe Flash Player 220.127.116.112.
- Adobe Flash Player installed with Google Chrome, Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11 will be automatically updated to the current version.
More information in the Adobe forums and in the release notes here. AppDetails visitors are entitled to download these Adobe Flash Player MSI’s free of charge in the Setup Commander Webshop Edition: (business users only, one product per customer):
As of version 11.3 Adobe has two different MSI packages available for download. One MSI (full_flashplayer_win_msi) is targeted for Internet Explorer users. The another (full_flashplayer_win_pl_msi) is targeted for Pluged-in based browsers like Firefox. These can be downloaded from the Adobe Flash Player download page here.
The ‘Adobe Flash Player Administration Guide for Flash Player 26‘ describes the administration of Flash Player 26. How it’s installed, how it works, and how you can control it to suit the needs of a specific network environment. This document is intended for IT or administrative professionals who manage the installation or use of Flash Player for multiple users in a controlled environment. The Adobe Flash Player Administration Guide contains chapters which cover the Flash Player environment, installation of the Player, Administrator settings, User-configured settings and Security considerations. You can download it here.
It also contains information about a configuration file called mms.cfg with which can you switch off the AutoUpdate feature. The mms.cfg can be added to a transform file for this MSI and then be included in the installation.
AppDetails visitors are entitled to download these Adobe Flash Player MSI’s free of charge in the Setup Commander Webshop Edition (business users only, one product per customer) and to use the ‘Adobe Flash Configuration Wizard‘ to create a transform file for the Adobe Flash Player MSI’s:
Note: This article was updated to remove links broken by the removal of older versions by Adobe. Check for the latest version of this article for current links.