Dism.exe

  • File Path: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Dism.exe
  • Description: Dism Image Servicing Utility

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 C41348073F502958A4FE3F6981A97ECB
SHA1 D225602DBCFF412339C55F4452A4A222129DC9C3
SHA256 46D22406DF80879695FF8E73423CBC3B1ACEACC0BDBE1A13B510E170BF87A798
SHA384 C7F7CF3520B1E9B92DECEE977859DA9A63391D9C6B41D4472CBB3C59DE09FF8DA558871A3E85C390DAD0C1412B02677B
SHA512 4F3A8A2FE01423C6A6C17236D6C39D965F33D699984001B30A2112D56D7BECE25B400F961659B388D1E07178AEE305C7E43271309930E728C0273CC5191654CF
SSDEEP 6144:vQaeF52z31EpT8hnwHXeIAiy56GrzGlSVx:vQKzlTZwOIzC6blSb
IMP FD96DFD036209569746EF34D1C73C11A
PESHA1 A6D75C105415EF9E1488DFCCFC92CA0BD8C36CE7
PE256 2B5E1044E6F6F7816564B4062E9E03E8790962261C0F3C62271D2051BC83016F

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 /?



Child Processes:

conhost.exe

Open Handles:

Path Type
(R-D) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Dism\en-US\DismCore.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\Dism.exe.mui File
(RW-) C:\Windows File
(RW-) C:\Windows\Logs\DISM\dism.log File
(RW-) C:\Windows\SysWOW64 File
\BaseNamedObjects__ComCatalogCache__ Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*{6AF0698E-D558-4F6E-9B3C-3716689AF493}.2.ver0x0000000000000001.db Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*{DDF571F2-BE98-426D-8288-1A9A39C3FDA2}.2.ver0x0000000000000001.db Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*cversions.2.ro Section
\BaseNamedObjects\SetupLogSection Section
\Sessions\2\BaseNamedObjects\NLS_CodePage_1252_3_2_0_0 Section
\Sessions\2\BaseNamedObjects\NLS_CodePage_437_3_2_0_0 Section

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wow64.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wow64base.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wow64con.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\WINDOWS\System32\wow64win.dll
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Dism.exe

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: 32-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/73
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/46d22406df80879695ff8e73423cbc3b1aceacc0bdbe1a13b510e170bf87a798/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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