How to force firefox always activate outdated flash plugin?
There is a major problem with firefox is that if I don't upgrade flash, firefox will show a message and I need to click to activate flash.
I don't want this. My computer is 100% safe (none of firefox's business to warn outdated flash plugin to me)
I just want to get rid of that silly message of telling me to upgrade flash - I will NOT upgrade.
Is there a way to force firefox to STOP post those silly warning messages?
If not, I will check and modify firefox's source code to do so. I really HATE this.
Additional System Details
- Shockwave Flash 24.0 r0
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; WOW64; rv:56.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/56.0
I don't suppose you intend to update Firefox, either, so it's vulnerabilities on top of vulnerabilities.
An up to date Flash is probably more important because if Flash isn't run in a sandbox then it can have full access to your computer and malicious Flash content is free to infect or harm you.
Modified by cor-el
Mozilla puts versions of Flash player on blocklist when they are severe enough to warrant doing so. Mozilla has not put previous Flash versions on list for a long while until Sept 10.
Sep 10, 2018: Flash Player Plugin 220.127.116.11 and older (click-to-play) https://blocked.cdn.mozilla.net/832dc9ff-3314-4df2-abcf-7bd65a645371.html
The bug was filed the day before the Flash 18.104.22.168 update on Sept 11 so the block is actually a version behind.
Modified by James