What is 3ware.sys?

3ware.sys is part of LSI 3ware RAID Controller and developed by LSI according to the 3ware.sys version information.

3ware.sys's description is "LSI 3ware SCSI Storport Driver"

3ware.sys is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

3ware.sys is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about 3ware.sys.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on 3ware.sys:

PropertyValue
Product nameLSI 3ware RAID Controller
Company nameLSI
File descriptionLSI 3ware SCSI Storport Driver
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2011 LSI
Product versionWindowsBlue
File version5.01.00.051

Here's a screenshot of the file properties when displayed by Windows Explorer:

Product nameLSI 3ware RAID Controller
Company nameLSI
File descriptionLSI 3ware SCSI Storport Driver
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) 2011 LSI
Product versionWindowsBlue
File version5.01.00.051

Digital signatures [?]

3ware.sys has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Development PCA 2014
Certificate serial number330000046e4bfb6588632dddee00000000046e

VirusTotal report

None of the 70 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the 3ware.sys file.

None of the 70 anti-virus programs detected the 3ware.sys file.

Sandbox Report

The following information was gathered by executing the file inside Cuckoo Sandbox.

Summary

ERROR: Failed to execute process.

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1570852384.3438,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "3ware.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 2,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The executable contains unknown PE section names indicative of a packer (could be a false positive)",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": "INIT",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": "GFIDS",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The file contains an unknown PE resource name possibly indicative of a packer",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "MOFDATA",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_unknown_resource_name"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 826,
            "time": 4.16863489151,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 1154,
            "time": 3.0544619560242,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 1482,
            "time": 4.1974439620972,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "c9e7d2b15335f166856720b3dce57dd097fc94a0a633e7d82ef180a763cbd0c9",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "393189f13277035d461ef6865db5109ed3de9a7deb645e109909435aee96c4bc",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5cdfd13496d15d4078efc323885fcaf96
SHA25669341c7059bc43ed6faa262e115064974b5a18f244ea4d07049dd00a00681d99

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