This just started a few months back. I’m not sure what the problem is. I’ve never had a problem with my audio before. I notice this occurring with youtube more then any other audio. For example, it doesn’t happen when i listen to music in clementine but it has happened with vlc and it happens often with firefox or palemoon. It’s happened with a variety of plugins but the one that it seems to happen with the most is called cubeutil: audiostream. My only workaround is to click on the audio shortcut on my desktop and lower the volume for this plugin. Could this be a problem with my audio drivers or is it possibly a proprietary plugin causing problems?

I’m adding to this based on some additional research. Is it possible that a flash desktop update may have caused this issue?