MS17-023: Security update for Adobe Flash Player: March 14, 2017


Summary


This security update resolves vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player if it's installed on any supported edition of Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows 10, Windows 10 Version 1511, Windows 10 Version 1607, Windows 8.1, or Windows RT 8.1.

To learn more about the vulnerability, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS17-023.

More Information


Important

  • All future security and nonsecurity updates for Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1 require the installation of update 2919355. We recommend that you install update 2919355 on your Windows Server 2012 R2-based, Windows 8.1-based, or Windows RT 8.1-based computer so that you receive future updates. 
  • If you install a language pack after you install this update, you must reinstall this update. Therefore, we recommend that you install any language packs that you require before you install this update. For more information, see Add language packs to Windows.
  • This update applies to the Windows operating systems that are listed in the "Applies to" section in this article. If you want to install Adobe Flash Player update on an earlier version of Windows, try Adobe Flash Player download.

How to obtain and install the update


Method 1: Windows Update

This update is available through Windows Update. When you turn on automatic updating, this update will be downloaded and installed automatically. For more information about how to get security updates automatically, see Windows Update: FAQ.

Note For Windows RT 8.1, this update is available through Windows Update only.

Method 2: Microsoft Update Catalog

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

Detection and deployment tools and guidance


Security update deployment


Windows 8.1 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Adobe Flash Player on all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB4014329-x86.msu

 

For Adobe Flash Player on all supported x64-based editions of Windows 8.1:
Windows8.1-KB4014329-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4014329

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

 

Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For Adobe Flash Player on all supported editions of Windows Server 2012:
Windows8-RT-KB4014329-x64.msu

 

For Adobe Flash Player on all supported editions of Windows Server 2012 R2:
Windows8.1-KB4014329-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4014329

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

 

Windows RT 8.1 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Deployment

The 4014329 monthly rollup update is available via Windows Update only.

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

Click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4014329

 

Windows 10 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x86.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x64.msu

 

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x86.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1511:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x64.msu

 

For all supported 32-bit editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x86.msu

 

For all supported x64-based editions of Windows 10 Version 1607:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4014329

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2016 (all editions)

Reference table

The following table contains the security update information for this software.

Security update file name

For all supported editions of Windows Server 2016:
Windows10.0-KB4014329-x64.msu

Installation switches

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 934307

Restart requirement

A system restart is required after you apply this security update.

Removal information

To uninstall an update installed by WUSA, use the /Uninstall setup switch or click Control Panel, click System and Security, click Windows Update, and then under "See also," click Installed updates and select from the list of updates.

File information

See Microsoft Knowledge Base article 4014329

Registry key verification

Note A registry key does not exist to validate the presence of this update.

Windows Server 2012 file information



File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows Server 2012 file information

Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information



File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 8.1, Windows RT 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 file information

Windows 10 RTM file information



File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 10 file information

Windows 10 Version 1511 file information



File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 10 file information

Windows 10 Version 1607 and Windows Server 2016 file information



File information
The English (United States) version of this software update installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables.

Windows 10 file information