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Burp Extender

Burp Extender lets you extend the functionality of Burp Suite in numerous ways.

Extensions can be written in Java, Python or Ruby.

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  3. Image Metadata

Image Metadata

This extension extract metadata present in image files. The information found is rarely critical, but it can be useful for general reconnaissance. These information can be usernames who created the files, local paths and technologies used.

Metadata type supported

  • JPEG Exif (using the library metadata-extractor)
  • PNG Text chunks (using the library PNGJ)


  • Go to: Proxy > History
  • Select a request that loads an image
  • The metadata can be found under: Response > Metadata
Author Philippe Arteau
Version 2.1.1
Last updated 31 January 2017

You can install BApps directly within Burp, via the BApp Store feature in the Burp Extender tool. You can also download them from here, for offline installation into Burp.

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Please note that extensions are written by third party users of Burp, and PortSwigger Web Security makes no warranty about their quality or usefulness for any particular purpose.

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