Diffusion brave 1b436dec4637

Update brave to 1.5.115

Authored by Jacalz on Mar 26 2020, 1:53 PM.


Update brave to 1.5.115

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.

Reviewers: Triage Team, JoshStrobl

Reviewed By: Triage Team, JoshStrobl

Subscribers: JoshStrobl

Tags: #security

Differential Revision:


JoshStroblMar 26 2020, 1:53 PM
JoshStroblMar 26 2020, 1:53 PM
Triage Team
Differential Revision
D8520: Update brave to 1.5.115
R4107:f585ab4df41e: Update brave to 1.4.96
tag: brave-1.5.115-60