Microsoft security advisory: Update for vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player in Internet Explorer: February 5, 2015

Applies to: Windows RT 8.1Windows 8.1Windows 8.1 Enterprise More


Microsoft Knowledge Base article 3037975 redirects you to this article because that article describes the same Windows 10 Technical Preview security updates that are included in this security update.

INTRODUCTION


Microsoft has released a security advisory about this issue for IT professionals. This security advisory contains additional security-related information. To view the security advisory, go to the following Microsoft website:

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Known issues with this security update

  • Windows Update will not offer this security update to Windows RT-based computers until update 2808380 is installed. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    2808380 Windows RT-based device cannot download software updates or Windows Store apps

Resolution


The following files are available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 (KB3021953)

 Download Download the Windows8.1-KB3021953-x86.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8.1 x64-based systems (KB3021953)

 Download Download the Windows8.1-KB3021953-x64.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 (KB3021953)

 Download Download the Windows8-RT-KB3021953-x86.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows 8 x64-based systems (KB3021953)

 Download Download the Windows8-RT-KB3021953-x64.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows Server 2012 (KB3021953)

 Download Download the Windows8-RT-KB3021953-x64.msu package now.

Update for Internet Explorer Flash Player for Windows Server 2012 R2 (KB3021953)

 Download Download the Windows8.1-KB3021953-x64.msu package now.

Release Date: February 5, 2015

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Note Windows Technical Preview and Windows Server Technical Preview are affected. Customers who are running these operating systems are encouraged to apply the update from Windows Update.

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