[tbb-bugs] #19121 [Applications/Tor Browser]: reinstate the update.xml hash check

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#19121: reinstate the update.xml hash check
     Reporter:  mcs                  |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect               |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium               |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor     |    Version:
  Browser                            |   Keywords:  ff45-esr,
     Severity:  Normal               |  TorBrowserTeam201605, tbb-6.0-must
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 While working on #18912, Kathy and I discovered the following Mozilla
 change that causes the update.xml hash check to be skipped when signed MAR
 files are in use (this change shipped in Firefox 43):

 I think the our philosophy is different than Mozilla's and that we
 probably want to reinstate the hash check. Mike and Georg, do you agree?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/19121>
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