Problem updating 3GS software (version 4.2)

I connected my iPhone 3GS to my iMac (OS X 10.4.11) and synced it with iTunes. On the iTunes iPhone summary screen under the "Version" heading, it says; "A newer version of the iPhone software is available (version 4.2). To update your iPhone with the latest software, click Update."
I click on the "Update" button and a window pops up saying "This version of iTunes (9.2) is the current version."
I am trying to update the iPhone software, not iTunes. Why is it doing this? I've tried restarting the computer, etc.
Thanks.

I also have exactly the same problem and yes, I have the latest version of iTunes (well, for Tiger anyway). I'm guessing that I need to upgrade to Leopard with the new iTunes 10 so that I can upgrade my iPhone to 4.2?? This doesn't sound right to me...

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