com_lovefactory component for Joomla! index.php file include

comlovefactory-index-file-inlclude (57849) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


The com_lovefactory component for Joomla! 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 controller parameter to specify a malicious file from the local system, which could allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on the vulnerable Web server.

Note: In order to exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code, the attacker would first be required to upload a malicious file or inject arbitrary commands into an existing file.


Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Joomla! Web site: Joomla!.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [04-14-2010]: Joomla Component Love Factory com_lovefactory Local File Inclusion Vulnerability .
  • BID-39512: Love Factory Component for Joomla! 'controller' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-1957: Directory traversal vulnerability in the Love Factory (com_lovefactory) component 1.3.4 for Joomla! allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the controller parameter to index.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 63803: Love Factory Component index.php controller Parameter Directory Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • SA39471: Joomla Love Factory Component "controller" File Inclusion Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Joomla! com_lovefactory
  • Joomla! Joomla!


Apr 14, 2010

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