Can a website enumerate your browser's extensions? (privacy uniqueness risk)

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  1. MrBrian

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    Answer for Firefox: from https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Updating_web_applications_for_Firefox_3#section_7:
    Also covered in these questions:
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/3380452/can-you-get-a-list-of-firefox-add-ons-programmtically
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/...addons-in-firefox-using-a-webpage-php-javascr
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/...-if-a-firefox-3-add-on-extension-is-installed

    Note: browser plugins, such as Flash, can be enumerated by a website.

    Panopticlick doesn't list my Firefox extensions.
     
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