Mozilla has released an updated version of its Firefox web browser to include a new feature to detect out-of-date plug-ins, Mozilla said in its release notes.
Firefox 3.6 will warn users if one of their plug-ins, such as Adobe Flash Player or Windows Media Player, is outdated. Having an outdated plug-in could expose users to security vulnerabilities, Mozilla said.
Users will see the warning if they visit a web page that uses the out-of-date plug-in. The warning will take users to a site where they can download the latest version of each outdated plug-in.
Older versions of Firefox (3.5.3 and 3.0.14) warn users if their Flash Player plug-in is not up to date, but this feature has been expanded in version 3.6 to warn users if any plug-in is vulnerable, Mozilla said.
The new version does not contain any security fixes.
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