Usually tailored by the companies outside of Mozilla, plugins are an useful addition to the Firefox browser. QuickTime Plugin, for example, allows you to view multimedia content right from your Firefox browser; Powered by Adobe, the Shockwave Flash plugin allows you to view flash content on websites.
Similarly, there are plethora of useful third-party plugins available to enhance your browsing experience. However, these Firefox plugins aren’t updated automatically, and there is no easy way to find out from within the browser if the particular plugin has security vulnerabilities that can exploit your privacy.
Use Plugin Check to Update Plugins
Mozilla’s “Plugin Check” is a nifty way to find out the number of plugins linked with your Firefox browser. With the help of this tool, you can check the plugins, update vulnerable plugins and get to know the details of each plugin installed on your Firefox browser.
Visit Plugin Check from your Firefox browser to keep your plugins up-to-date.