After upgrading to, previous working extensions results in error

The read text extension was working fine until I upgraded to Version: After upgrading it shows error message

BASIC syntax error. Expected: ).

Any work around or shall I downgrade?
My OS is Ubuntu 16.10


Yes, it is aldready reported, see tdf#106529


Published a notice to 5.4 release notes.

As mentioned in the bug linked by @PYS, the commit is reverted for 5.3.2.