SearchIndexer.exe

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

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 9CF023E59025A50A9F0481F51CE80FE7
SHA1 9E37B805701CB0093C2571B016B25C73722E3F2D
SHA256 127DAFA6F4B9F39191E8532BE9772B29A269F4C9DF5E78DCBF759C6F3D98B99F
SHA384 DAF9BCFA6461E4EC242C5236D7B547AFCC788F148D90DE7D9F49F5C38913A513AAB71EC2F7D3D198EDFC61192B0910EE
SHA512 D3C5774581E1EF0E74D4BA2868700AE1E5B1B078FBB7289592D4CDB39B71003A8E5342815AA674C2432F3DAE9AEC1488741D0CDB950764760ACC1F487ED05A14
SSDEEP 24576:ePixm1+2b7XxY9/Jp0hLD4NYkwWrKbMh:ePJBY7pkLwwWrKbMh
IMP A1B3FB608C2CC985C3A5D8A82E356A6F
PESHA1 CF67C4F2F777021015782EFF44A11BBD7AB7B1E1
PE256 5817CE5EAA2038164F9B77C1C7A7B162FE55E437B405F1CCD947AEEE0C7DC4C3

Runtime Data

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\System32\combase.dll
C:\Windows\System32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\System32\KERNELBASE.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\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: 0/68
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/127dafa6f4b9f39191e8532be9772b29a269f4c9df5e78dcbf759c6f3d98b99f/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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