SkaDate language_id file include

skadate-languageid-file-include (57249) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


SkaDate could allow a remote attacker to include arbitrary files. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.php script using the language_id parameter to specify a malicious file from a remote system, which could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.


Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of SkaDate (7.1295 or later), available from the Skalfa Web site. See References.


  • SkaDate Web site: SkaDate - Online Dating Software, Community Software & Dating Script.
  • Skalfa Web site: New build of SkaDate community software released 7.1295.
  • BID-35813: SkaDate Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-4739: PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in index.php in SkaDate Dating allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code via a URL in the language_id parameter. NOTE: this can also be leveraged to include and execute arbitrary local files via directory traversal sequences.
  • OSVDB ID: 56543: SkaDate Dating index.php Multiple Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • SA35997: SkaDate Cross-Site Scripting and Local File Inclusion

Platforms Affected:

  • SkaDate SkaDate


Jul 27, 2009

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