Photoshop CC 2015.1: Liquify lightens result on 16 bit/channel images

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I am having issues with the new upgrade to Photoshop CC 2015 on Mac El Captain. The only thing I did was upgrade from a working CC 2015 to the new version. Using the liquify tool give the following look. There is a box around the area liquified that is lighter than the other areas. When I turn of Use Acceleration in Graphics Processor, it is better but .... I didn't have to do this in the prior version i.e.. Yesterday.

New Update: The Squiggly waist is the liquified:

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Thomas Quinn

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Adam Jerugim, Employee

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Official Response
We are now able to reproduce the problem in-house and are working on a fix.

For the time being there are two workarounds:

1. Use 8-bit images instead of 16-bit images with Liquify
2. Disable GPU for Liquify by holding the Option key down as you select the Liquify filter from the filter menu

Thanks,
Adam
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Jeffrey Tranberry, Sr. Product Manager, Digital Imaging

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Official Response
This issue should be solved by the 2015.1.1 update released tonight: https://blogs.adobe.com/crawlspace/20...