Dism.exe

  • File Path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\Dism.exe
  • Description: Dism Image Servicing Utility

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 14E1C2AE72CAA52985169FD51BDEFC97
SHA1 9DB97ABA0E47B86E8EB5C22E626642812513C21D
SHA256 00B01CBE2CA62F9C74835C01B48FEC6DC4ADF9049BAC531D9C3C0DDD9379902A
SHA384 C109AF30DEB82988137558983CF190E06BD90E1F0A0FCBF9471713B1A778EE1FB1A2D36C8D66E969BE6D794F9AE7773A
SHA512 9977316A6F68E6E37C2F83B1C4507558741E1FC5B93F7D0030A2C960E1670697B88EBEB77D0DE5ED52473C9BE74FB9C8C63A588370FA566DC4D15BC2306D3DB2
SSDEEP 6144:exBXqJhvdcxQD1h5gCU3NZbbzHy+W2RfjXjK6Z/5rw:YXqJ5yxG7uDZbHpO6Z/C
IMP BE4080E73C7B5FD4EC16CA93509F3FAE
PESHA1 03700C4E704E754AE10519F6D2939479AF969507
PE256 348B2C08DDA5AD7B34C40D6F01C69E0F5DBF80633D1699F6A361CD2EFA931C38

Runtime Data

Usage (stdout):


Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 10.0.22000.1


DISM.exe [dism_options] {Imaging_command} [<Imaging_arguments>]
DISM.exe {/Image:<path_to_offline_image> | /Online} [dism_options] 
         {servicing_command} [<servicing_arguments>]

DESCRIPTION:

  DISM enumerates, installs, uninstalls, configures, and updates features
  and packages in Windows images. The commands that are available depend 
  on the image being serviced and whether the image is offline or running.


FFU COMMANDS:

  /Capture-Ffu            - Captures a physical disk image into a new FFU file.
  /Apply-Ffu              - Applies an .ffu image.
  /Split-Ffu              - Splits an existing .ffu file into multiple read-only
                            split FFU files.
  /Optimize-Ffu           - Optimizes a FFU file so that it can be applied to storage 
                            of a different size.

WIM COMMANDS:

  /Apply-CustomDataImage  - Dehydrates files contained in the custom data image.
  /Capture-CustomImage    - Captures customizations into a delta WIM file on a 
                            WIMBoot system. Captured directories include all 
                            subfolders and data.
  /Get-WIMBootEntry       - Displays WIMBoot configuration entries for the 
                            specified disk volume.
  /Update-WIMBootEntry    - Updates WIMBoot configuration entry for the 
                            specified disk volume.
  /List-Image             - Displays a list of the files and folders in a 
                            specified image.
  /Delete-Image           - Deletes the specified volume image from a WIM file
                            that has multiple volume images.
  /Export-Image           - Exports a copy of the specified image to another
                            file.
  /Append-Image           - Adds another image to a WIM file.
  /Capture-Image          - Captures an image of a drive into a new WIM file.
                            Captured directories include all subfolders and 
                            data.
  /Get-MountedWimInfo     - Displays information about mounted WIM images.
  /Get-WimInfo            - Displays information about images in a WIM file.
  /Commit-Wim             - Saves changes to a mounted WIM image.
  /Unmount-Wim            - Unmounts a mounted WIM image.
  /Mount-Wim              - Mounts an image from a WIM file.
  /Remount-Wim            - Recovers an orphaned WIM mount directory.
  /Cleanup-Wim            - Deletes resources associated with mounted WIM 
                            images that are corrupted.

GENERIC IMAGING COMMANDS:

  /Split-Image            - Splits an existing .wim file into multiple 
                            read-only split WIM (SWM) files.
  /Apply-Image            - Applies an image.
  /Get-MountedImageInfo   - Displays information about mounted WIM and VHD
                            images.
  /Get-ImageInfo          - Displays information about images in a WIM, a VHD
                            or a FFU file.
  /Commit-Image           - Saves changes to a mounted WIM or VHD image.
  /Unmount-Image          - Unmounts a mounted WIM or VHD image.
  /Mount-Image            - Mounts an image from a WIM or VHD file.
  /Remount-Image          - Recovers an orphaned image mount directory.
  /Cleanup-Mountpoints    - Deletes resources associated with corrupted
                            mounted images.

IMAGE SPECIFICATIONS:

  /Online                 - Targets the running operating system.
  /Image                  - Specifies the path to the root directory of an
                            offline Windows image.

DISM OPTIONS:

  /English                - Displays command line output in English.
  /Format                 - Specifies the report output format.
  /WinDir                 - Specifies the path to the Windows directory.
  /SysDriveDir            - Specifies the path to the system-loader file named
                            BootMgr.
  /LogPath                - Specifies the logfile path.
  /LogLevel               - Specifies the output level shown in the log (1-4).
  /NoRestart              - Suppresses automatic reboots and reboot prompts.
  /Quiet                  - Suppresses all output except for error messages.
  /ScratchDir             - Specifies the path to a scratch directory.

For more information about these DISM options and their arguments, specify an
option immediately before /?.

  Examples:     
    DISM.exe /Mount-Wim /?
    DISM.exe /ScratchDir /?
    DISM.exe /Image:C:\test\offline /?
    DISM.exe /Online /?



Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Dism.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\System32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 33000002ED2C45E4C145CF48440000000002ED
  • Thumbprint: 312860D2047EB81F8F58C29FF19ECDB4C634CF6A
  • Issuer: CN=Microsoft Windows Production PCA 2011, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US
  • Subject: CN=Microsoft Windows, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US

File Metadata

  • Original Filename: DISM.EXE.MUI
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.22000.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.22000.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/73
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/00b01cbe2ca62f9c74835c01b48fec6dc4adf9049bac531d9c3c0ddd9379902a/detection

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of Dism.exe being misused. While Dism.exe is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
sigma win_user_driver_loaded.yml - '\Windows\System32\Dism.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma sysmon_creation_system_file.yml Image\|endswith: '\Windows\System32\dism.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma sysmon_uac_bypass_via_dism.yml - '\dism.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma win_uac_bypass_ntfs_reparse_point.yml ParentCommandLine: '"C:\Windows\system32\dism.exe" /online /quiet /norestart /add-package /packagepath:"C:\Windows\system32\pe386" /ignorecheck' DRL 1.0
sigma win_uac_bypass_pkgmgr_dism.yml description: Detects the pattern of UAC Bypass using pkgmgr.exe and dism.exe (UACMe 23) DRL 1.0
sigma win_uac_bypass_pkgmgr_dism.yml Image\|endswith: '\dism.exe' DRL 1.0

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