[tbb-bugs] #18170 [Tor Browser]: After an update to Tor Browser 5.5 only changelog tab is shown

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#18170: After an update to Tor Browser 5.5 only changelog tab is shown
 Reporter:  gk                                   |          Owner:  tbb-
     Type:  defect                               |  team
 Priority:  Medium                               |         Status:
Component:  Tor Browser                          |  needs_information
 Severity:  Normal                               |      Milestone:
 Keywords:  TorBrowserTeam201602R                |        Version:
  tbb-5.5-regression                             |     Resolution:
Parent ID:                                       |  Actual Points:
  Sponsor:                                       |         Points:
Changes (by gk):

 * status:  needs_review => needs_information


 Replying to [comment:7 mcs]:
 > Here is a fix for the first part:
 > https://gitweb.torproject.org/user/brade/tor-
 > This is probably a candidate for upstreaming to Mozilla, but let's make
 sure it works for Tor Browser first.

 I wonder whether the defense-in-depth-part is actually just that. Isn't it
 the case that users coming from Tor Browser < 5.5.3 would need it given
 the other fixes aren't in (for instance) 5.5.2 and the latter is causing
 the restart and the observer notifications?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/18170#comment:9>
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