Update for Vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer
Microsoft is announcing the availability of an update for Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer on all supported editions of Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, and Windows RT 8.1. The update addresses the vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player by updating the affected Adobe Flash libraries contained within Internet Explorer 10 and Internet Explorer 11.
Microsoft recommends that customers apply the current update immediately using update management software, or by checking for updates using the Microsoft Update service. Since the update is cumulative, only the current update will be offered. Customers do not need to install previous updates as a prerequisite for installing the current update.
On March 10, 2015, Microsoft released an update (3044132) for Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows RT, and for Internet Explorer 11 on Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Technical Preview, and Windows Server Technical Preview.
The update addresses the vulnerabilities described in Adobe Security bulletin APSB15-05 (available March 12, 2015). For more information about this update, including download links, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3044132.
Note: Updates for Windows RT, Windows RT 8.1, Windows Technical Preview, and Windows Server Technical Preview are available via Windows Update.