VSSVC.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\VSSVC.exe
  • Description: Microsoft Volume Shadow Copy Service

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 2A6BB06A14D810601F8CA02A98A3E16F
SHA1 D2720CDBF4A96A21266FBEEC4D79182D983D979B
SHA256 0BA31F101507CD279108F7845AA7EF38B7ADC2E595921F6A1C09954A2315409D
SHA384 0345C6CCCDA1C5C90B4417EC8BCF2B1067811454F1EF4C820D4E0A6B4AE56AEAF959CE6C0896716DAB45451B03AC7785
SHA512 E541523ABF25744A5A2AB6D9B827AE69A88A1942E1203D7221F118377E99FC67BD48A6775B0244926693B0ACBE8FD207085EF7AF36D743CC5893BC2288B82253
SSDEEP 24576:h4A9Q+MAmdFWAfPf0irTqAs8ndjGUbXCZvyg3cvVQv0b/:hAAmfXfVrxs8dSYCZvygMNQ8b/
IMP DBAF0083B9DB3B427241890602C826A3
PESHA1 BD5CE9B6276D857BCF92BE0D622E66E1F1BEF5FC
PE256 489066B79878A674078F317AB243630BFACD290011323BA9578643AE58F1BEFC

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\sechost.dll
C:\Windows\System32\ucrtbase.dll
C:\Windows\system32\VSSVC.exe

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: VSSVC.EXE.MUI
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.19041.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.19041.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/76
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/0ba31f101507cd279108f7845aa7ef38b7adc2e595921f6a1c09954a2315409d/detection

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of VSSVC.exe being misused. While VSSVC.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 - '\vssvc.exe' DRL 1.0
sigma sysmon_suspicious_remote_thread.yml - '\vssvc.exe' DRL 1.0

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