Blob-Workers can't access IndexedDB

Issue #5942817 • Assigned to Ali A.


Dec 21, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

This example shows a Worker, successfully accessing IndexedDB, using an external script:

This example shows a similar Worker, failing to access IndexedDB, using a Blob (url): With dev-tools, you can see how the Blob-Worker example throws an exception when attempting to open a database connection.

Expected Results:

Workers should have access to IndexedDB.

Blob-workers should share the same privileges as their host/owner context’s origin.

Actual Results:

Dev Channel specific:



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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rico M.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Ali A.”

    • I can confirm this bug still exists in 15010.1002. The error is “Unable to get property ‘open’ of undefined or null reference” indicating that self.indexedDB is undefined for blob-workers.

    • Can you confirm if the issue still exists?

    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To from “Ali A.” to “James M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “James M.” to “Ali A.”

    • It is almost 17 months since this bug was raised. Can you please confirm if it has been fixed yet?

    • Can any one confirm, if this issue is fixed? This issue has been reported in 2015 and still not resolved.

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