OpenWith.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe
  • Description: Pick an app

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 0234BF822C4D6070819403F1BEF37F14
SHA1 09C4E44A4474C575F8478558064ABF72A39CC369
SHA256 E108BAC5A0D02952EA6B2EF4EAFDCB38017934525175E85BE70012D406476D22
SHA384 2F3A228959818E21A11496999AC34F5FD3A10E910EFA2080DE2B22294099DF236E80225A2D558E8E94E056926F3FA5BC
SHA512 064F643BDA82851ED95CDCF975DA3FEDA83392A00EE288C8CB87F3AFD88EFE4F92FF10C2117489561580D4160CFF89089EFC0F3D22F24300027DB87C3A4525F7
SSDEEP 1536:r6YmJompoZOQ76froDbm4g63Sj0QoBeAjEyPzumfKQTzBNer+CE+Ge+1PQM:796MDbuVoBeAhC6rer+CE+GHIM
IMP 4CDC00ED05B5E2753EAAEC1DEEF7901B
PESHA1 CEF635D927CFE05466C9038E388D1BB9CC9AE392
PE256 EF8B572CEBA69062BA2A2732BC6CE10F35A62A21ED66B4D697B33AF7EC557D61

Runtime Data

Open Handles:

Path Type
(R-D) C:\Windows\apppatch\DirectXApps_FOD.sdb File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\dui70.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\oleaccrc.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\OpenWith.exe.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\shell32.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\twinui.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\Windows.UI.Immersive.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\SystemResources\twinui.dll.mun File
(R-D) C:\Windows\SystemResources\Windows.UI.Immersive.dll.mun File
(RW-) C:\Users\user File
(RW-) C:\Windows\System32 File
(RW-) C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.19041.488_none_ca04af081b815d21 File
(RWD) C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache_32.db File
(RWD) C:\Users\user\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Explorer\iconcache_idx.db File
(RWD) C:\Windows\Fonts\segoeui.ttf File
(RWD) C:\Windows\Fonts\seguisb.ttf File
\BaseNamedObjects__ComCatalogCache__ Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*{6AF0698E-D558-4F6E-9B3C-3716689AF493}.2.ver0x0000000000000002.db Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*{DDF571F2-BE98-426D-8288-1A9A39C3FDA2}.2.ver0x0000000000000002.db Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*cversions.2 Section
\BaseNamedObjects\NLS_CodePage_1252_3_2_0_0 Section
\BaseNamedObjects\NLS_CodePage_437_3_2_0_0 Section
\BaseNamedObjects\windows_shell_global_counters Section
\Sessions\1\BaseNamedObjects\SessionImmersiveColorPreference Section
\Sessions\1\BaseNamedObjects\windows_shell_global_counters Section

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\System32\combase.dll
C:\Windows\System32\GDI32.dll
C:\Windows\System32\gdi32full.dll
C:\Windows\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\System32\msvcp_win.dll
C:\Windows\System32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe
C:\Windows\System32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\Windows\System32\SHCORE.dll
C:\Windows\System32\SHELL32.dll
C:\Windows\System32\SHLWAPI.dll
C:\Windows\System32\ucrtbase.dll
C:\Windows\System32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\System32\win32u.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: OpenWith.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: 0/75
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/e108bac5a0d02952ea6b2ef4eafdcb38017934525175e85be70012d406476d22/detection

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 41
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 44
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 83
C:\WINDOWS\system32\OpenWith.exe 44
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 44
C:\windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 43
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 43
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 40
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 43
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 40
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 38

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
sigma win_susp_openwith.yml title: OpenWith.exe Executes Specified Binary DRL 1.0
sigma win_susp_openwith.yml description: The OpenWith.exe executes other binary DRL 1.0
sigma win_susp_openwith.yml - https://github.com/LOLBAS-Project/LOLBAS/blob/master/yml/LOLUtilz/OSBinaries/Openwith.yml DRL 1.0
sigma win_susp_openwith.yml Image\|endswith: '\OpenWith.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma win_susp_openwith.yml - Legitimate use of OpenWith.exe by legitimate user DRL 1.0
LOLBAS Openwith.yml Name: Openwith.exe  
LOLBAS Openwith.yml - Command: OpenWith.exe /c C:\test.hta  
LOLBAS Openwith.yml - Command: OpenWith.exe /c C:\testing.msi  
LOLBAS Openwith.yml - c:\windows\system32\Openwith.exe  
LOLBAS Openwith.yml - c:\windows\sysWOW64\Openwith.exe  

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