Adobe has finally fixed the Flash Player 11.3 crash issues in Firefox by releasing a new version, please note that the Flash version before this update with protected mode is 11.3.300.257 and the latest version number is 11.3.300.262. If you don’t know, Adobe released Flash Player 11.3 with Protected Mode by default for Firefox but this version of flash has issues as it started crashing in Firefox and also other issues experienced by users like flash videos not playing in sites such as YouTube, although workarounds suggested by Adobe and Mozilla, such as disabling Protected Mode and downgrading to Flash Player 11.2, are not recommended from a security standpoint. But with the current version, Adobe finally fixed the flash issue in Firefox.
Download the new Flash Player update from Adobe to prevent Flash Player from crashing in Firefox
While it may take a while for the Flash Player background updater on your computer to catch the update, you can download this version of Flash and install it on your PC to continue accessing flash content in a Sandbox safely in your Firefox browser without any issues. .
Those who have downgraded to Flash 11.2 are advised to upgrade to this version and users who have temporarily disabled Protected Mode need to enable Sandbox for Flash Player in Firefox before or after installing this version.
How to confirm Protected Mode is enabled for Flash Player in Firefox?
Protected Mode is enabled for the Flash player in Firefox if two processes named “FlashPlayerPlugin_11_3_300_262.exe” appear running in the Task Manager under the Processes tab.
Download Flash Player from on here.
Direct download link or offline installer for this version of Flash Player.
We will update here with more information as soon as Adobe announces this update on its blog.
To update: Flash Player 11.3 Release Notes confirms that the Flash issues in Firefox have been fixed.
Here’s what was said in the release notes
Users experience crashes when viewing Flash content in Firefox on Windows (3211153)”
This blog post from Adobe also mentions the same.