Adobe Flash Player updates available for OS X on November 20, 2014

Adobe Flash Player updates are available that address a recently identified Adobe Flash Player web plug-in vulnerability.

If the version of Adobe Flash plug-in that you are using is out of date, you may see the message, “Blocked plug-in,” “Flash Security Alert” or “Flash out-of-date” when attempting to view Flash content in Safari.

 flash out of date indicator

Clicking the indicator displays an alert, “Adobe Flash Player is out-of-date.”

Flash Player is out of date alert sheet

In order to use Adobe Flash you need to update to a later version:

  1. Click the Download Flash button. Safari opens the Adobe Flash Player installer page on the Adobe website.
  2. Click the “Download now” button on the Adobe website to download the latest Adobe Flash Player installer.
  3. After the download completes, open the downloaded disk image (usually located in your Downloads folder), if it doesn't open automatically.
  4. In the window that appears, open the installer and follow the onscreen instructions.

Note: If you need to run an older version of Flash, you can use web plug-in management to re-enable it for specific websites using "Run in Unsafe Mode" in Safari 6.1 or later.

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