PresentationHost.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\PresentationHost.exe
  • Description: Windows Presentation Foundation Host

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 7DB413989BDDFD23AF251B26FC9F6055
SHA1 BEC2EBF815BD690BE58408C32D962BCD96144587
SHA256 EF0751761E476E3233666BACB2839EBDC54ABC962841CD92DD87358351402A40
SHA384 C38CB8C56C204D7AF1C3DA01078E54532BCAF28F74FBAAB561A4A268089380CBAE2F118F33C17238BAE7E9D7F783B55B
SHA512 E45E2592FC700C8B3BAC335C72D93598B34C5113EC4B0B936B4A8E35CB24DD802C1348396F513290903486F9FF5B0A71328CA3AC0844C0C012A4A9609916B6F0
SSDEEP 6144:GH6JkGUE9rFiZA5KNXwy3Odjp19k5KNXf:rJkibyMKVwy3OdLaKV

Runtime Data

Child Processes:

iexplore.exe

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 33000000BCE120FDD27CC8EE930000000000BC
  • Thumbprint: E85459B23C232DB3CB94C7A56D47678F58E8E51E
  • 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: PresentationHost.exe
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.14393.0 (rs1_release.160715-1616)
  • Product Version: 10.0.14393.0
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\PresentationHost.exe 68
C:\windows\system32\PresentationHost.exe 61
C:\Windows\system32\PresentationHost.exe 63
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PresentationHost.exe 60
C:\Windows\system32\PresentationHost.exe 61
C:\windows\SysWOW64\PresentationHost.exe 71
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\PresentationHost.exe 61
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\PresentationHost.exe 63
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\PresentationHost.exe 63

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
LOLBAS Presentationhost.yml Name: Presentationhost.exe  
LOLBAS Presentationhost.yml - Command: Presentationhost.exe C:\temp\Evil.xbap  
LOLBAS Presentationhost.yml - Path: C:\Windows\System32\Presentationhost.exe  
LOLBAS Presentationhost.yml - Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Presentationhost.exe  

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