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Important notes

  • Adobe Flash Player is out of support as of December 31, 2020. For more information, see Adobe Flash end of support on December 31, 2020.

  • Applying this update will remove Adobe Flash Player from your Windows device.

  • After this update has been applied, this update cannot be uninstalled.

  • This update only removes Adobe Flash Player that was installed by your version of Windows. If you installed Adobe Flash Player manually from another source, it will not be removed. For more information about how to remove Adobe Flash Player, see the Uninstall Flash Player Windows topic on the Adobe website.

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Similarly, the Flash Player plugin uses adaptive and optimized bitrate streaming, which also supports RTMP and HDS technologies. Therefore, the tool is able to run multimedia-rich files with smooth compression. Create, view, and edit multimedia content easily. Adobe Flash Player is a great choice to view multimedia files in a web browser. Applications created on Win and Mac Projector will continue to work after 2020, since they do not rely on a web browser, Flash Player plug-in, Adobe AIR, or any other platform runtime. That is, I can continue to develop my applications and export as a projector (.exe and.app) and use them even after 2020.

Summary

This update removes Adobe Flash Player that is installed on any of the Windows operating systems that are listed in the 'Applies to' section. After you apply this update, it cannot be uninstalled.

Note If you must use Adobe Flash Player again on your device after this update has been installed, use one of the following methods:

  • Method 1: Reset your device to an earlier system restore point. This feature must be explicitly enabled and a system restore point must have been created on your Windows device before you apply this update.
    For more information about system restore point, see Back up and restore your PC.

  • Method 2: Reinstall your Windows operating system, but do not apply this update.

Known issues in this update

Issue

Resolution

When this update is applied, registry settings for the third-party provided version of Adobe Flash Player may be removed.

To resolve this issue, reinstall the third-party version.

How to obtain and install the update

Windows Update

This update is an optional update in Windows Update.

Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the standalone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Windows Server Update Service

This update is an optional update in Windows Server Update Service (WSUS).

References

Learn about the terminology that Microsoft uses to describe software updates.

This information was sent to IT staff groups via email on May 13, 2015, with an update on May 27, 2015.

This message is intended for U-M IT staff who are responsible for maintaining and running university machines that have Adobe Flash Player and/or Adobe AIR products installed.

May 27 Update: Adobe Flash Player vulnerability CVE-2015-3090 is now being actively exploited. Unpatched machines can be compromised in order to deliver malware. Update affected machines as soon as possible. MiWorkspace-managed machines have been patched and are no longer at risk.

Summary

On May 12, Adobe released another set of security updates for Adobe Flash Player and AIR products for Windows, Macintosh and Linux. These updates 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.

Affected Versions

  • Adobe Flash Player 17.0.0.169 and earlier versions
  • Adobe Flash Player 13.0.0.281 and earlier 13.x versions
  • Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.457 and earlier 11.x versions
  • AIR Desktop Runtime 17.0.0.144 and earlier versions
  • AIR SDK and SDK & Compiler 17.0.0.144 and earlier versions

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Action Items

Update Adobe Flash Player to the latest version by visiting Adobe Flash Player Download Center. Update Adobe AIR products by visiting Adobe AIR Download Center.

  • Windows and Mac: Update to Adobe Flash Player 17.0.0.188.
  • Linux: Update to Adobe Flash Player 11.2.202.460.
  • Google Chrome: Will automatically update to version 17.0.0.188.
  • Internet Explorer on Windows 8.x: Will automatically update to version 17.0.0.188.
  • Extended Support Release: Update to version 13.0.0.289 by visiting Archived Flash Player Versions.
  • Adobe AIR desktop runtime: Update to version 17.0.0.172.
  • Adobe AIR SDK and AIR SDK & Compiler: Update to version 17.0.0.172.

Information for Users

MiWorkspace machines will be updated today, May 13. If you have Adobe Flash Player installed on your own devices that are not managed by the university, please update by visiting the Adobe Flash Player Download Center.

In general, the best protection for your devices is this: keep your software and apps up-to-date, do not click suspicious links in email, do not open email attachments unless you are expecting them and trust the person who sent them, and only use secure, trusted networks. For more information, see Spam, Phishing, and Suspicious Email,Instructions for Securing Your Devices and Data, and Use a Secure Internet Connection.

Questions, Concerns, Reports

Please contact [email protected]

Sincerely,
ITS Information and Infrastructure Assurance

References

Enable Flash Player Windows 8.1

  • Adobe Security Bulletin (Adobe, 5/12/15)
  • Adobe, Microsoft Push Critical Security Fixes (Krebs on Security, 5/12/15)
  • Angler EK Exploiting Adobe Flash CVE-2015-3090 (FireEye, 5/26/15)