libexif12 - library to parse EXIF files

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package filename libexif12_0.6.21-5.1_i386.deb
Package name libexif12
Package version 0.6.21
Package release 5.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category libs role::shared-lib
License -
Maintainer Debian PhotoTools Maintainers <>
Download size 315.72 KB
Installed size 1.89 MB
Most digital cameras produce EXIF files, which are JPEG files with
extra tags that contain information about the image. The EXIF library
allows you to parse an EXIF file and read the data from those tags.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libexif12_0.6.21-5.1_amd64.deb 0.6.21 amd64 Debian Main
libexif12 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4


Type URL
Binary Package libexif12_0.6.21-5.1_i386.deb
Source Package libexif

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libexif12 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libexif12




2019-02-10 - Salvatore Bonaccorso <>
libexif (0.6.21-5.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Reduce maximum recursion depth in exif_data_load_data_content
* Improve deep recursion detection in exif_data_load_data_content
(CVE-2018-20030) (Closes: #918730)
2018-04-03 - Hugh McMaster <>
libexif (0.6.21-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* debhelper update:
- Update package compatibility to level 11.
* debian/changelog:
- Remove trailing whitespace.
* debian/control:
- Build-Depend on debhelper version 11.
- Raise Standards-Version from 4.1.1 to 4.1.3 (no changes needed).
- Update the Homepage field to point to
(Closes: #894183).
- Update the Vcs fields to point to
* debian/copyright:
- Update the Source URL field to point to
* debian/patches:
- Add .patch file extensions to existing patches.
- add-am_prog_ar.patch: Add the AM_PROG_AR macro to to avoid
an automake warning.
- ac_lang_source-macro.patch: Use AC_LANG_SOURCE macros to avoid several
automake warnings in
- fix-size_t-warnings.patch: Cast %u format specifiers to unsigned long to
prevent compiler warnings on 32-bit and 64-bit platforms.
* debian/rules:
- Update dh_installdocs overrides.
- Remove '--parallel' (now handled by debhelper >= level 11).
* debian/source/options:
- Remove from package. Debhelper handles the specified options by default.
* debian/watch:
- Update to version 4 and switch to upstream's github repository.
2017-11-02 - Hugh McMaster <>
libexif (0.6.21-4) unstable; urgency=high
* Team upload.
* debian/control:
- Allow libexif-doc to take ownership of all documentation files
previously packaged with libexif-dev (Closes: #880213).
- Remove the Replaces field from libexif12 and libexif-dev.
* debian/rules:
- Include /usr/share/dpkg/
2017-10-27 - Hugh McMaster <>
libexif (0.6.21-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Team upload.
* Import changes from NMU version 0.6.21-2.1.
* Introduce libexif-doc:
- Move the development documentation from libexif-dev to
avoid PNG file conflicts during multi-arch installation.
- Update the package's doc-base registration.
* debian/control:
- Revise package order.
- Update package Depends lists.
* debian/copyright:
- Fix a formatting error.
* debian/rules:
- Exclude doxygen md5 files from installation during the
'dh_installdocs' phase.
* Do not package the AUTHORS file, since all developers are
listed in the debian/copyright file.
2017-10-07 - Hugh McMaster <>
libexif (0.6.21-2.1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debhelper update:
- Update package compatibility to level 10.
* debian/control:
- Bump debhelper build-dep to >= 10~.
- Remove dh-autoreconf from the Build-Depends list, as debhelper
enables the 'autoreconf' sequence by default.
- Bump Standards-Version from 3.9.5 to 4.1.1.
- Use the https protocol in the Vcs-Browser field.
- Update the URI referenced by the Vcs-Git field.
- Mark libexif-dev Multi-Arch: same (Closes: #786562).
* debian/copyright:
- Update the format specification URI.
- Remove references to libjpeg/* and (lintian).
- Merge paragraphs referring to the same source file (lintian).
* debian/patches:
- Add upstream patches to fix CVE-2016-6328 and CVE-2017-7544
(thanks to Marcus Meissner) (Closes: #873022, #876466).
* debian/rules:
- Add 'hardening=+all' to DEB_BUILD_MAINT_OPTIONS.
- Exclude doxygen md5 files from installation (lintian).
- Remove '--with autoreconf' (now handled by debhelper level 10).
- Fix grammatical errors in a comment.

See Also

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libexiv2-14_0.25-4_i386.deb EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation library
libexiv2-dev_0.25-4_i386.deb EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation library - development files
libexiv2-doc_0.25-4_all.deb EXIF/IPTC/XMP metadata manipulation library - HTML documentation
libexo-1-0_0.12.4-1_i386.deb Library with extensions for Xfce (GTK-2 version)
libexo-1-dev_0.12.4-1_i386.deb Development files for libexo (GTK-2 version)
libexo-2-0_0.12.4-1_i386.deb Library with extensions for Xfce (GTK-3 version)
libexo-2-dev_0.12.4-1_i386.deb Development files for libexo (GTK-3 version)
libexo-common_0.12.4-1_all.deb libexo common files
libexo-helpers_0.12.4-1_all.deb helpers for the exo library
libexodusii-dev_6.02.dfsg.1-8+b1_i386.deb exodusII datamodel for finite element analysis
libexodusii5_6.02.dfsg.1-8+b1_i386.deb exodusII datamodel for finite element analysis
libexosip2-11_4.1.0-2.1_i386.deb eXtended osip library
libexosip2-dev_4.1.0-2.1_i386.deb eXtended osip library development files
libexpat-ocaml-dev_0.9.1+debian1-7+b5_i386.deb OCaml expat bindings
libexpat-ocaml_0.9.1+debian1-7+b5_i386.deb OCaml expat bindings