MacOS Tor Browser cannot bind to port
A user on Twitter (Barton Gellman) reported that their Tor Browser on MacOS would not launch, and provided the following screenshots:
Unable to start Tor: https://twitter.com/bartongellman/status/1002251213499523083
Could not bind: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DejXAwXU8AASc82.jpg:large
Activity monitor: https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DejYl8cVAAAJvzQ.jpg:large
So far, they have tried reinstalling, we confirmed the permissions on the directory that the browser should be installing to are accurate:
They have also tried disabling XFence / Littlesnitch, clearing their routing table and entirely restarting with the previously mentioned software disabled. There has been no change in the behaviour they are seeing after trying these different things.