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Update brave to 1.5.115

Authored by Jacalz on Mar 20 2020, 5:00 PM.



Summarized Changelog:

  • Added ad conversion attribution for Brave ads.
  • Added ability for websites to determine if browser is Brave.
  • Improved compatibility with MetaMask and allow web3 provider selection.
  • Improved fingerprinting privacy by removing "navigator.deviceMemory".
  • Removed reference to star icon used to bookmark pages under the bookmark manager.
  • Updated top sites background from translucent to opaque under New Tab Page.
  • Updated text in the "Ads" panel under brave://rewards.
  • Fixed intermittent crash if ad confirmations library is called before being instantiated.
  • Fixed 5% fee for Brave Rewards not always being sent when multiple tips are sent in quick succession.
  • Fixed all confirmation types such as viewed, clicked and dismissed being counted towards the ads per hour limit.
  • Fixed incorrect message being displayed on panel and tip banner in certain cases.
  • Fixed duplicate ads entries not being added into "7-day Ads History" in brave://rewards.
  • Fixed incorrect color being used for the "thumbs up" icon in "7-day Ads History" under brave://rewards.
  • Fixed PDFium displaying "Brave Software Drive" in the "Save as PDF" modal.
  • Fixed shields content should be specific to the page that the shields panel is opened from.
  • Fixed shields warning not visible when changing between advanced vs simple view while using dark theme.
  • Fixed CPU/performance issues in certain cases.
  • Upgraded Chromium to 80.0.3987.149.


  • The upgrade to Chromium 80.0.3987.149 brings 13 security fixes:
    • High CVE-2020-6424: Use after free in media.
    • High CVE-2020-6425: Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions.
    • High CVE-2020-6426: Inappropriate implementation in V8.
    • High CVE-2020-6427, CVE-2020-6428, CVE-2020-6429, CVE-2020-6449: Use after free in audio.
    • High CVE-2019-20503: Out of bounds read in usersctplib.
    • Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.
Test Plan
  • browse various sites and make sure that it functions correctly.

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Event Timeline

Jacalz created this revision.Mar 20 2020, 5:00 PM
Jacalz requested review of this revision.Mar 20 2020, 5:00 PM
Jacalz edited the summary of this revision. (Show Details)Mar 20 2020, 5:02 PM
Jacalz updated this revision to Diff 20403.Mar 23 2020, 4:24 PM
  • Update to brave 1.5.115
Jacalz added a project: Restricted Project.Mar 23 2020, 4:24 PM
Jacalz edited the summary of this revision. (Show Details)
Jacalz retitled this revision from Update brave to 1.5.113 to Update brave to 1.5.115.
JoshStrobl accepted this revision.Mar 26 2020, 1:53 PM
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LGTM, thanks!

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Mar 26 2020, 1:53 PM
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