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The most recent Flash Player for Windows is 11.4.x, for Linux it is 11.2.x. Are there already any security issues? Are security patches still released for the Linux versions?

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Adobe has changed their support for Flash on Linux.

NOTE: Adobe Flash Player 11.2 will be the last version to target Linux as a supported platform. Adobe will continue to provide security backports to Flash Player 11.2 for Linux.

Adobe is saying that they will provide security updates:

Mozilla, Firefox, SeaMonkey (Flash Player 11.2 is the last supported Flash Player version for Linux. Adobe will continue to provide security updates.)

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Instead of a standalone plugin, the latest version is available only in Google's Chrome browser for Linux.

Reading their press release from the marketing team, it seems that they are 'partnering' with Google.

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Flash 11.2 regularly receives security updates, backported from the latest version by Adobe. These are installed through Update Manager.

Flash on Linux is not as "abandoned" as some suggest.

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I'm pretty sure I recall seeing an update come across last week. –  zoopster Oct 24 '12 at 20:00

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