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Forum Thread: Back in the future FF5

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mr.blue Back in the future FF5
Member 3rd Aug, 2011 11:18
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Last edited on 3rd Aug, 2011 11:19

Hello!

I've been checking my computer with this nice tool but there is a small issue with Firefox (obviously it's not the first false detection regarding to the thread names).

I'm using Firefox 5 (5.0.0.4183) and PSI says the latest one is 5.0.0.0, lulz ?

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Program Name:
Mozilla Firefox 5.x

Security State:
Insecure

Download Link:


Instances Found:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe, version: 5.0.0.4183

Last System Scan (localtime):
3. Aug 2011, 11:09

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows 7,

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Thanks for any hints/advice

Leendert Kip Back in the future FF5
Member 3rd Aug, 2011 11:37
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Last edited on 3rd Aug, 2011 11:38
on 3rd Aug, 2011 11:18, mr.blue wrote:
I'm using Firefox 5 (5.0.0.4183) and PSI says the latest one is 5.0.0.0,Thanks for any hints/advice

Maybe you are missing an update. I use Firefox 5.01(nl) called 5.01 in 'about' as well as in Revo Uninstaller. In PSI I see: 5.0.1.4205.


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Intel Core I3 2100 3.1Ghz
DDR3 Kingston ValueRam 4GB 1333
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits SP1
Secunia PSI 3.0.0.9016
Internet Explorer 9
Mozilla Firefox 31NL

Laptop: MSI GT780DX
Intel Core I5-2450
DDR3 RAM 6GB
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits SP1
Secunia PSI 3.0.0.9016
Internet Explorer 11
Mozilla Firefox 31NL
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Member 3rd Aug, 2011 11:43
Hi,

If you run a full scan, this issue should be fixed.
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misterBlue RE: Back in the future FF5
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Yup, I indeed missed an update, but I guess PSI said it was 5.0.0.0 cause it wasn't upto date either, and running the fullscan (thus updating the secunia rules) didnt solved the problem, so I manually updated Firefox and it worked.
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Anthony Wells RE: Back in the future FF5
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Last edited on 3rd Aug, 2011 15:39
Hi ,

Secunia appear to have corrected a/the detection bug ; you will see here that 5.0.1 is a bug fix for Mac with no security fixes :-

http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilit...

I run Ff 5.0 on Windows XP SP3 and it is correctly detected as "secure" by the PSI , (as 5.0.0.4183) and my Ff internal updater from the "help" dropdown menu continues to tell me that my detected version is 5.0 and is up to date as such ; I am not being offered 5.0.1.

Also , the PSI installer will offer you 5.0 (5.0.0.4183) as it is the latest version containing a security patch/update .

Hope that is clear enough .

Take care

Anthony

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