SecEdit.exe

  • File Path: C:\WINDOWS\system32\SecEdit.exe
  • Description: Windows Security Configuration Editor Command Tool

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 6BBF766473872B90B89DA1F1578FE075
SHA1 65EEAC1EE488D018A7B7D0AA0D3AB52FE29B5B3A
SHA256 11E35F6EDBD4E7832311B035A6287FD33B001001288DC92D518692067FF1464A
SHA384 DF348F19AD5FB452E2F708040D2625D14CCA181219954D2FE1A84210BB7FCAC218CE5189378D17CC1BD6C8CF75A43932
SHA512 6EBB8C2A0922BD07A77BE21B10F395EA41DD7FEC55BEE5E6E77ECCF78B6CECDB0E469A1D8C8C8F73FB4A46FAA9A7D33E4C032AD761A93D220B09B766EF5BBEBD
SSDEEP 768:BbIQdrhdSuuu0Kb+exp5LIftuLKGIGYJqT7/pXk:ZIcddSuu2xpRIfyKGIGj

Runtime Data

Usage (stdout):


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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: SeCEdit
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.18362.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.18362.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

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C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 57
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C:\windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 30
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 35
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 36
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 35
C:\windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 32
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 35
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 38

Additional Info*

*The information below is copied from MicrosoftDocs, which is maintained by Microsoft. Available under CC BY 4.0 license.


secedit commands

Configures and analyzes system security by comparing your current security configuration against specified security templates.

[!NOTE] The Microsoft Management Console (MMC) and the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in are not available on Server Core.

Syntax

secedit /analyze
secedit /configure
secedit /export
secedit /generaterollback
secedit /import
secedit /validate

Parameters

Parameter Description
secedit /analyze Allows you to analyze current systems settings against baseline settings that are stored in a database. The analysis results are stored in a separate area of the database and can be viewed in the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.
secedit /configure Allows you to configure a system with security settings stored in a database.
secedit /export Allows you to export security settings stored in a database.
secedit /generaterollback Allows you to generate a rollback template with respect to a configuration template.
secedit /import Allows you to import a security template into a database so that the settings specified in the template can be applied to a system or analyzed against a system.
secedit /validate Allows you to validate the syntax of a security template.
Remarks
  • If there is no filepath specified, all filenames will default to the current directory.

  • Your analysis results are stored in a separate area of the database and can be viewed in the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in to the MMC.

  • If your security templates are created by using the Security Template snap-in, and if you run the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in against those templates, the following files are created:

    File Description
    scesrv.log <ul><li>Location: %windir%\security\logs</li><li>Created by: Operating system</li><li>File type: Text</li><li>Refresh rate: Overwritten when secedit analyze, secedit configure, secedit export or secedit import is run.</li><li>Content: Contains the results of the analysis grouped by policy type.</li></ul>
    user-selected name.sdb <ul><li>Location: %windir%\<user account>\Documents\Security\Database</li><li>Created by: Running the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in</li><li>File type: Proprietary</li><li>Refresh rate: Updated whenever a new security template is created.</li><li>Content: Local security policies and user-created security templates.</li></ul>
    user-selected name.log <ul><li>Location: User-defined, but defaults to %windir%\<user account>\Documents\Security\Logs</li><li>Created by: Running the secedit analyze or secedit configure commands, or by using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.</li><li>File type: Text</li><li>Refresh rate: Overwritten when secedit analyze or secedit configure is run, or by using the Security Configuration and Analysis snap-in.</li><li>Content: Log file name, date and time, and the results of the analysis or investigation.</li></ul>
    user-selected name.inf <ul><li>Location: %windir%\*<user account>\Documents\Security\Templates</li><li>Created by: Running the Security Template snap-in.</li><li>File type: Text</li><li>Refresh rate: Overwritten each time the security template is updated.</li><li>Content: Contains the set up information for the template for each policy selected using the snap-in.</li></ul>

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