Dism.exe

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

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 EBCC4E59DE824F22C090F20168FB5EAE
SHA1 3B1EC379061DFEC023F4175C976335C5F152815C
SHA256 2BDE775D1ADCA83F65373FE274EDD41722EFF8E3B158782563E9A7D1584F08CA
SHA384 7376D85CCC2228303B91ABF92176EC3B98E44E689B1863C98F7C141934892A406B43A808E424903D227DE2B7C74F78F9
SHA512 0E7BC528942E9F10A867DD641B553B3E065D5CD6D4C70A31B4C0F23FD9B40DE93B7B556928BFC2DD2F81D5C80F2F3BEC735A98939990842DDE1CE5FFCFC96C17
SSDEEP 3072:e5VvsVPUSHmEk6vQWW8mw7T33RtvgdURr7RW1iVM4hEej1D8TboZwC2qM7tEmpVb:G0VPUgjnRtnNlW4gWD8TbVC29r3
IMP 7BDAA6809ABE1512EF489728EEBD5989
PESHA1 F999BB7D11E5EB7C4FCDB9D909AEB8C17CF96661
PE256 85FF9BBF64CA4DA10248497EDEEA538CCF97FA96EF081415BD618E3D1EAFE8AA

Runtime Data

Usage (stdout):


Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
Version: 10.0.19041.844


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.
  /Optimize-Ffu           - Optimizes a FFU file so that it can be applied to storage 
                            of a different size.

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: 33000002EC6579AD1E670890130000000002EC
  • Thumbprint: F7C2F2C96A328C13CDA8CDB57B715BDEA2CBD1D9
  • 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: 10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.1
  • 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/2bde775d1adca83f65373fe274edd41722eff8e3b158782563e9a7d1584f08ca/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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