User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.6.1 StumbleUpon/1.901 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.7) Gecko/20040626 Firefox/0.6.1 StumbleUpon/1.901 When the option of "Allow web sites to install software" is disabled and a web site tries to install a .xpi file, no warning or notice is given that the install was prohibited. This option is available in Options -> Advanced -> Software Update and is enabled in the default setup. This occurred in Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 but probably has the same results in earlier browsers. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Disable the option "Allow web sites to install software" 2. Open a .xpi file (such as http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/mozilla/releases/mozilla1.7.1/shellblock.xpi) OR 1. Disable the option "Allow web sites to install software" 2. Save a .xpi file to your hard drive 3. Open it with Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1 Actual Results: Nothing. No warnings were given that a .xpi file was trying to install. Even when a .xpi file is saved to the hard drive, it still refuses to open in Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1. Expected Results: The browser should display a notice to the user that a .xpi file was prohibited from installing and present the user with a choice to enable the option "Allow web sites to install software." Otherwise, there is no way of knowing what is causing the interuption of the install.
Related to Firefox bug 248486?
(In reply to comment #1) > Related to Firefox bug 248486? Yes. I guess I didn't find that while searching. Thanks for pointing that out. This bug report should be closed and marked as a duplicated of bug 248486. *** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 248486 ***
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 15 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
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