New releases are available for Adobe’s Flash Player plugins. They are accompanied by Flash player security bulletin APSB16-29.
The updated plugin for the Chromium browser (chromium-pepperflash-plugin) has the version number 188.8.131.52 while the plugin for Mozilla browsers (flashplayer-plugin) is now at version 184.108.40.2065 (both 64bit and 32bit versions, remember).
Slackware packages for these Flash plugins are available for download & install in the following locations:
- http://www.slackware.com/~alien/slackbuilds/ (master site)
- http://bear.alienbase.nl/mirrors/people/alien/slackbuilds/ (my fast mirror)
- http://alien.slackbook.org/slackbuilds/ (US)
- http://slackware.uk/people/alien/slackbuilds/ (UK)
If you are using the slackpkg+ extension for slackpkg, then you just run “slackpkg update && slackpkg upgrade flash”. Alternatively, you can subscribe to my repository RSS feed to stay informed of any updates.