TYPO3-EXT-SA-2024-004: Broken Access Control in "Integration of Friendly Captcha" (friendlycaptcha_official)

Categories: Development Created by Torben Hansen
It has been discovered that the extension "Integration of Friendly Captcha" (friendlycaptcha_official) is susceptible to Broken Access Control.

Problem Description

The extension fails to check the requirement of the captcha field in submitted form data allowing a remote user to bypass the captcha check. This vulnerability only affects the captcha integration for the ext:form extension.


An updated version 0.1.4 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 Sebastian Müller for reporting the vulnerability and TYPO3 Core & Security Team member Georg Ringer 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.