Don’t forget, Scotto!!

 
	# procedure to check if the setuid bit is on 
	sub checkSUID { 
		return( -u $_[0] ); 
	} 

Some file test operators
-r readable
-x executable
-e exists
-d is a directory
-t is a tty
-T text file

Example

 
################################################################ 
# Check Security 
################################################################ 
# Users who wish to use this program must 
# put the file ".allowmailform" in their home directory on the  
# machine running this script.  We don't want people creating 
# forms that are abused to send "anonymous" mail. 
$homedir = (getpwnam($recipient))[7]; 
if (! -e "$homedir/.allowmailform") { 
	# this user does not permit the server to send mail to him.  Quit. 
	&error("The recipient of the form has not enabled access for this form");    exit(0); 
} 

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