HTTPS redirection loop

Description of the issue:
When a site forces an http connection (that means, the site redirects https β†’ http), and having the automatic upgrade to https connections, then an infinite redirect loop begins.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary):
Launch Brave
2. Visit (with the Upgraded HTTPs connections shield setting enabled)

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
The site never fully loads, it gets stuck in a redirect loop until the shield is manually disabled.
If you forget about it, it blocks the whole browser after a while (will not be able to load even a localhost site).
It might also be an issue if the loop silently happens over a resource (like an image) instead of the main site, but I don’t have a website to test that.

Expected R esult:
It should detect the redirection loop and stop trying to upgrade this particular connection, leaving it as http.

Reproduces how often:

Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Brave release - v1.20.110 Chromium: 88.0.4324.192 (64 Bits)

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):

Additional information:
Works correctly when the shield is disabled.

Hello @juani15151

let me ask @fanboynz from the team to help you

i get the same result and i just needed to disable the https connection upgrade to work

and have a nice day both of you :slight_smile:

Not sure when the updates will go out, but is fixed upstream

Checking on this request (9 days ago)


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