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Plugins involve using code written by third-parties, so it is critically important to keep you plugins up to date. A security vulnerability in a plugin you have installed could compromise your privacy. Firefox 3.6 and above warns you when you are using an out of date plugin, by adding a yellow notification at the top of the webpage.
If you see the Some plugins used by this page are out of date message, click Mozilla Plugin Check page to check which of your plugins are out of date, and link you to an up to date version.. You will be taken to the
For more information, see Use plugins to play audio, video, games and more.