Opened on 10/23/2014 at 03:23:09 PM

Closed on 10/23/2014 at 03:54:58 PM

Last modified on 10/23/2014 at 04:15:01 PM

#1496 closed defect (fixed)

Some Flash videos broken again with Chrome 39

Reported by: sebastian Assignee: sebastian
Priority: P1 Milestone: Adblock-Plus-1.8.7-for-Chrome-Opera-Safari
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Blocking: Platform: Unknown
Ready: yes Confidential: no
Tester: Verified working: no
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Chrome 39.0.2171.36 (beta)

How to reproduce

see #1372

Observed behaviour

Since Chrome 38 requests loading <object> elements like Flash, and requests initiated by those third-party plugins are mistakenly reported by Chrome's webRequest API with the type other instead object.

This can lead to false negatives as well as false positives when using Adblock Plus. In the worst case it results in breaking entire Flash videos, as reported in #1372.

We limited the workaround we originally implemented to Chrome 38, in the hope that Google will fix that issue before Chrome 39 is released. However, Chrome 39 is in beta for two weeks now, and it is rather unlikely that this issue will still be fixed in the beta.

Expected behaviour

Adblock Plus should work around Chrome bug 410382, on Chrome 39 as it already does for Chrome 38.

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comment:1 Changed on 10/23/2014 at 03:29:01 PM by sebastian

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comment:2 Changed on 10/23/2014 at 03:54:58 PM by sebastian

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from reviewing to closed

comment:3 Changed on 10/23/2014 at 04:15:01 PM by sebastian

  • Ready set

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