RuntimeBroker.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\RuntimeBroker.exe
  • Description: Runtime Broker

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 BA4CFE6461AFA1004C52F19C8F2169DC
SHA1 AB8539EF6B2A93FF9589DEC4B34A0257B6296C92
SHA256 E86870769EE6C797E09457BD99C58D9BF2303CF0193A24EF9B1222C2C3DAF628
SHA384 0517170E5A7C8135A8E6B2B2821A5E1BFDEAFEF0065929BAA6FF8DD13960EF8E0398C0FD3DCCB8A24BE4F48213F98242
SHA512 2C5190D7609767237311260F241C619B82434CA640F396BB9710D356286844F82F320F9E05525A38707F2A52977790C0C3E2A217B36A7F0095A87C138B939AF0
SSDEEP 1536:l5gC0wSKok6UAeVEBFgvozLmwCedFpQHI8PXjYlTx/2whBGE/5K5/EJD2VEUcO8h:sC+vEArBCgmejo8X/2whRJDAE2r+e
IMP D4D98ACF3243E0C97C83C6548571A44E
PESHA1 33DD6986DD0D2706E0B2762EAC864A275EDB0EBF
PE256 59E66176A13D0537E6DF321BEE2BBD205D958494F62B3B5D561404D7513CF4D1

Runtime Data

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\System32\combase.dll
C:\Windows\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\powrprof.dll
C:\Windows\System32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\Windows\system32\RuntimeBroker.exe
C:\Windows\System32\sechost.dll
C:\Windows\System32\ucrtbase.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: RuntimeBroker.exe
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.19041.746 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.746
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/72
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/e86870769ee6c797e09457bd99c58d9bf2303cf0193a24ef9b1222c2c3daf628/detection

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\RuntimeBroker.exe 35

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
sigma sysmon_creation_system_file.yml - '\RuntimeBroker.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma sysmon_creation_system_file.yml - '\runtimebroker.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma win_system_exe_anomaly.yml - '\RuntimeBroker.exe' DRL 1.0

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