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Re: [tor-talk] Security update notice after new install

On Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 6:59 AM, Katya Titov <kattitov@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> "Runa A. Sandvik":
>> On Fri, Sep 14, 2012 at 12:42 PM,  <rwd@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > This notice- "There is a security update available for the Tor
>> > Browser Bundle" appears after a installing Tor
>> >
>> > Is this a cause for concern?
>> I've noticed the same thing. The notice disappears if you extract the
>> package archive again. Bug, maybe?
> OK for me, working fine. But wondering:
> o Any reason why there was no testing via tor-qa?

Tor was a security-fix release for a fairly severe bug and we
wanted to get a new release out as soon as possible.

> o Any reason why the release wasn't sent to tor-talk?

We announce new Tor Browser Bundle releases on the blog.

> o What was the reason for disabling random port selection? (I disable
>   it anyway, but just wondering why in this case?)

Random port selection was disabled because of

Runa A. Sandvik
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