Photoshop 21.2: Changing the canvas size inside a resized smart object results in a deformed object in the parent document

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This conversation has been merged. Please reference the main conversation: Photoshop 21.1.1: problem changing canvas size inside the smart object ruins the smart object

These are the steps to reproduce the problem:

1. Open a photo in Photoshop 21.2 on Windows. For example this one:

2. Convert the image background layer to a smart object

3. Resize the smart object proportionally. As an example, the document would now look like this:

4. Open the smart object for editing. Enlarge its canvas size on one axis (either width or height), then save. The contents of the smart object would look like this:

5. When returning to the parent document, notice that the image has been squashed, keeping the size of the previous smart object:

This did not happen in previous versions. I can confirm it did not happen in Photoshop 21.0.3.
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Thanks. I've asked engineering to take a look!