May 27, 2003, 1:53 AM
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I'm a new cgi programmer and have written a few scripts that allow a user to create a website and transfer scripts to their site.
cgi security checks / maintaining state
It has a shopping cart which is only half way finished. Before I complete the code which gathers items added to the cart I would like to know if their is a more efficient way than cookies to maintain state .
Also I use sockets to transfer some scripts if requested by the user. Is this safe? The perl script is written to the users disk, then the user is redirected to that page.
Can I be sued if my code is hacked and someone's data is lost or security is breached?
And last, can a more advanced user check my code before I post it. Or is there a service that does this?