SearchIndexer.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
  • Description: Microsoft Windows Search Indexer

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 2775EAF48F6E1DC05EB8E6FF98FA3A42
SHA1 83E542E5A0C93F181253274C2C127327B007594F
SHA256 63B92D3657EC7E81AD3A8AD8ECA83C456752EB654715518732DA1ADC9C4241AD
SHA384 AC76CB3D00EB6CF4134F170D363DF0D7C7D59D0A0679FC0578A43AB975FC34627FD4E8AAFD9A439B0CAD9F3D21922E26
SHA512 EFD925A538E3CA7F338A648638FBF272BF3D2D0A1E01300CDC913D5752DA3D70C3DB8605D51799AD4C974383A240AA4819A3581C143FDE6E08603506048DC211
SSDEEP 24576:SCbwO4J2bdDUVXCmovWffrR7h8OYbKh74:SCbh4Z0vQrX8/bKh
IMP A1B3FB608C2CC985C3A5D8A82E356A6F
PESHA1 36F1F9A180BF440051D4E86E404CF8CFC3125036
PE256 6714D2212BD29E2D5139286D83EDA1AEB411405D62383159810B64A4DD697FEC

Runtime Data

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\System32\combase.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\kernel.appcore.dll
C:\Windows\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\MSSRCH.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\msvcp_win.dll
C:\Windows\System32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\System32\OLEAUT32.dll
C:\Windows\System32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\Windows\system32\SearchIndexer.exe
C:\Windows\System32\sechost.dll
C:\Windows\System32\shcore.dll
C:\Windows\system32\TQUERY.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\ucrtbase.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: SearchIndexer.exe.mui
  • Product Name: Windows Search
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 7.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 7.0.19041.1
  • 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/63b92d3657ec7e81ad3a8ad8eca83c456752eb654715518732da1adc9c4241ad/detection

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
sigma sysmon_raw_disk_access_using_illegitimate_tools.yml - '\searchindexer.exe' DRL 1.0

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