• File Path: C:\Windows\system32\Vault.dll
  • Description: Windows vault Control Panel


Type Hash
MD5 1606C923179EEFDB54684CF4203AC69C
SHA1 4CDAE3209D9DF6EB9B6BA72448B4670C9E73B444
SHA256 E1ECCBC3845BDF5213A2FAE64BC7F0A4C5C1233333CF5716E5F198BAF19A68F5
SHA384 2083EC1FBE31E53DBF55AE81CA3A448BE1F96E59B88E49645D9D6F13AEB5ADC1EA3E25C961BDE6C7FC0DE20086F2C5B4
SHA512 459CA7F86DE16B5FB59399C38EAD1EA247E79E587F35862C2DC1D9FB2D638C389BE76DC9F8DBE4069BB971BA1BAE5CCA62CF766188FA2D3D2FA2A9775A5638E5
SSDEEP 6144:BqE/2xc8e5QpN9NI5ryDHBA9uZBHvCHah0yNC1yb:BB2XN3XDhA8ZBPUarC4b
PESHA1 AF9C471380EBC4D6CC72731A45CE3760B0C8B999
PE256 897994CC16DBC10686AC488947E0391EA4D63FDA86D5E16A5D4D7CF79B9C8C65

DLL Exports:

Function Name Ordinal Type
DllGetClassObject 2 Exported Function
DllCanUnloadNow 1 Exported Function


  • 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: Vault.DLL.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: 0/67
  • VirusTotal Link:

Possible Misuse

The following table contains possible examples of Vault.dll being misused. While Vault.dll is not inherently malicious, its legitimate functionality can be abused for malicious purposes.

Source Source File Example License
malware-ioc nouns.txt vault © ESET 2014-2018
atomic-red-team To manage their credentials, users have to use additional credentials to access their keychain. If an adversary knows the credentials for the login keychain, then they can get access to all the other credentials stored in this vault. (Citation: External to DA, the OS X Way) By default, the passphrase for the keychain is the user’s logon credentials.</blockquote> MIT License. © 2018 Red Canary

MIT License. Copyright (c) 2020 Strontic.