TYPO3-EXT-SA-2023-008: Broken Access Control in extension "femanager" (femanager)

Categories: Development, Security Created by Torben Hansen
It has been discovered that the extension "femanager" (femanager) is susceptible to Broken Access Control.

Problem Description

The extension fails to check access permissions for the invitation component. Depending on the configuration of the plugin, a remote user can create frontend user accounts with access to configured frontend groups.

Note, that the issue is only exploitable, if the invitation component of the extension is configured and used on the website.


An updated version 7.2.2 is  available from the TYPO3 extension manager, packagist and at  
Users of the extension are advised to update the extension as soon as possible.


Thanks to Steffen Keuper for reporting the vulnerability and to Stefan Busemann for providing an updated version of the extension.

General Advice

Follow the recommendations that are given in the TYPO3 Security Guide. Please subscribe to the typo3-announce mailing list.