Contact Form 7 < 3.7.2 - CAPTCHA Bypass

Protection Mechanism Failure
CVE CVE-2014-2265
CVSS 5.3 (Medium)
Publicly Published February 26, 2014
Last Updated January 22, 2024
Researcher Hannah Sharp


Rock Lobster Contact Form 7 before 3.7.2 allows remote attackers to bypass the CAPTCHA protection mechanism and submit arbitrary form data by omitting the _wpcf7_captcha_challenge_captcha-719 parameter.



Vulnerability Details for Contact Form 7

Software Type Plugin
Software Slug contact-form-7 (view on
Patched? Yes
Remediation Update to version 3.7.2, or a newer patched version
Affected Version
  • < 3.7.2
Patched Version
  • 3.7.2

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