OpenWith.exe

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

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 49371805F24C419A1362A6672F0A8A76
SHA1 4B1EF77551590D53BADBE757687C44588474559E
SHA256 9CF635BE9BE023F6A24E885B369F7906EFF772AC9E6D8C496D5D9786D4018745
SHA384 61C77B9897AA73648BAFE8410A8870D6D681628D7E78A31261FBBEFDFB77D532E99FDC575356001CBCF85D31396292E3
SHA512 E065CC6292BAE0B2F0F58513594D35A182B2B61CDB5D215EFE784E3689A273777307AD3A572BF43B3BEB588804CDF9973E92339C0758D1B5629541B3714059E0
SSDEEP 1536:B6YmJompoZOQ76froDbm4w63ijMYoOeAjEyPzI0fKQTzBNer+CE+Ge+cPZ:h96MDbu1oOeAhcorer+CE+GOh

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 330000023241FB59996DCC4DFF000000000232
  • Thumbprint: FF82BC38E1DA5E596DF374C53E3617F7EDA36B06
  • 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.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 83
C:\windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 46
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 43
C:\WINDOWS\system32\OpenWith.exe 50
C:\Windows\system32\OpenWith.exe 46
C:\windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 47
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 38
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 41
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 43
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 41
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\OpenWith.exe 43

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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