SearchIndexer.exe

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

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 5DB23F72AE29E153DB934E7470E63AF8
SHA1 39914B9C4E177C7701CE8E34F2F918425EF72612
SHA256 8ADF07E9A1511872E185FBE22914C2130C77AE7B2DEF2FE33DA5DE319470DF0E
SHA384 6ADD74A4684E64005B9930A23BC6F70FE433647A736E8ED36D566FB72E6F5B50604A6AAD8980F0B2CADAE0B6A054681C
SHA512 A6DF1384BD8FB15B011F33691344187360CCA27CF8EDB5C7B56B2667BF2DA075C25DCE8F209109C4393240B91E38F1575D76A072683A5A64C0B84D0A29EA99C0
SSDEEP 24576:njii3HccalYk+8etruJUAa9MGJ3vphTH:njiMfD8QuJUAalvph

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: SearchIndexer.exe.mui
  • Product Name: Windows Search
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 7.0.18362.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 7.0.18362.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

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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