Open Bug 1023889 Opened 6 years ago Updated 6 years ago

Plugin check reporting a vulnerable plugin but 'update now' link is dead


(Websites ::, defect)

Not set


(Not tracked)



(Reporter: richlaughlin, Unassigned)



User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:30.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/30.0 (Beta/Release)
Build ID: 20140605174243

Steps to reproduce:

Ran plugin check

Actual results:

MetaStream 3 Plugin reported Viewpoint Plugin vulnerable "Update Now". When i clicked "update now" it went to a dead link

Expected results:

If a newer version has been detected then the link should go to where the newer version can be installed.
p.s. this was on Windows XP
On further investigation, i understand this plugin is blocklisted and it is indeed disabled on my machine. However i think the bug still stands, in that it shouldn't be flagged as "vulnerable - update now" with a dead link.
Hi, Yes that is my thread where i identified the problem and was asked to use bugzilla to submit a bug

It appears the plugin has been disabled for years, but for some reason Firefox 30 has started flagging up a new update available.

I have now removed the plugin from my machine, so someone else will have to verify any fixes

thanks ...
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