Dism.exe

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

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 E9033A5EA69A63A5446CEC4A9AF4D7D0
SHA1 64B2851656FE5D14029A8EF943F57F30FB44B822
SHA256 1AF747DBB1E03359D64925E7D76F7B63127814EEBF48449C605372DBA22DF811
SHA384 A4CBBB03B7090D444ACBDE80D12F077106243B2C5F800DF1C8DB79DAB375635B8AB5C8B59768839E5DB6D2CDE9272712
SHA512 0AC1BAE6875A406A3005E265EFC04804A2C4779F2FFB9CCF3459EF5BD903E6ABAB24CF09996ACDDD29D9D0C8D37C98863A98D05EC2900CF99A89F7D63D0B891B
SSDEEP 3072:d9IcAhQ27aL9L56lgWEDBPpaigARZyzns4rj0JSr5RWvj4ALXEff+L95MyxMVr3R:IP/7awoBvhRSnbrg2vWfXEff+L9crB
IMP DC72798A2F0E80C035CA0B0421E1A969
PESHA1 EA95742F0F5C41E6593162F11AF4C23B5D5F4496
PE256 D4ABD5F36FB97DDBAB9CE16453DC5B8F42D38D4B8F058856F7EAE0DED0F7C536

Runtime Data

Usage (stdout):


Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 10.0.17763.1518


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.


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.

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.

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.

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: 3300000266BD1580EFA75CD6D3000000000266
  • Thumbprint: A4341B9FD50FB9964283220A36A1EF6F6FAA7840
  • 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: 10.0.17763.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.17763.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/70
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/1af747dbb1e03359d64925e7d76f7b63127814eebf48449c605372dba22df811/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

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