SecEdit.exe

  • File Path: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe
  • Description: Windows Security Configuration Editor Command Tool

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 9DD2FA8EA70DA3B507F810D67EB5D46B
SHA1 E315A7280316AE8597B5A44243E9F9CE20CD2A80
SHA256 4244799B7EA42EF73F9DBB45C5B89C8A653F1D495C982FE8EE4D1D446037AAFD
SHA384 869F29358A9E5FF95AC82A76E304C489796669885C41D7D62A759BDCD017D6094C8D582C485B9A0DE1CE29C73EABF20D
SHA512 79A36166F5DB37A5E8ADFE44C3A2A88813081FEF8707B7EBE96386C1D9ABD70A80450E59AE87570336D435F7047B9F9D6002AE461F01627337469756DF93C5BD
SSDEEP 768:zrQ3EZ8qSNqD7zQzXEPGDuYJqT7/pXkI:/TZ8qSCEzUPGDujV

Runtime Data

Usage (stdout):


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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: 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)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 43
C:\WINDOWS\system32\SecEdit.exe 35
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 33
C:\windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 30
C:\Windows\system32\SecEdit.exe 38
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 33
C:\windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 38
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 54
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\SecEdit.exe 52

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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