Microsoft just released KB4477029 update to patch a security vulnerability in Adobe Flash Player. The vulnerability found was a critical one and is recommended to install KB4477029 update as soon as possible to patch the security vulnerability. After installation, the software will be updated to Adobe Flash Player 188.8.131.52. As I said, this is just a security update and includes no features updates. According to Adobe, the vulnerability lets the attacker execute arbitrary code in current users context. The update is applicable to October 2018 update, April 2018 update, and lower version of Windows 10.
The good thing is, you’ve Windows 10 automatic updates enabled, the operating system will automatically download and install it in the background. If you’ve paused Windows 10 updates, you can make Windows 10 download the updates manually. For that, open the Settings app using the keyboard shortcut Win + I. Now, go to “Update and Security -> Windows Update.” On the right panel, click on the button “Check for updates” button.
As soon as you click on the button, Windows 10 will download and install KB4477029. You might want to restart your system to complete the installation process.
If you cannot download the KB4477029 update using the settings app, you can download it using the below direct download link.
Direct Download Link to Download KB4477029
Here is the direct download link to download KB4477029 update. This link contains download links for both x86 (32-bit) and x64 (64-bit) systems. Depending on your system architecture, download the one you need. You can install KB4477029 like any other software. Don’t forget to restart Windows to apply the update.
If you are interested, you can find more details about the vulnerability from the official Adobe Security Bulletin.
That is it.