What is CyberGhost.Service.exe?

CyberGhost.Service.exe is part of CyberGhost 7 and developed by CyberGhost S.A. according to the CyberGhost.Service.exe version information.

CyberGhost.Service.exe's description is "CyberGhost 7"

CyberGhost.Service.exe is digitally signed by CYBERGHOST S.A..

CyberGhost.Service.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\CyberGhost 7\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about CyberGhost.Service.exe.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on CyberGhost.Service.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameCyberGhost 7
Company nameCyberGhost S.A.
File descriptionCyberGhost 7
Internal nameCyberGhost.Service.exe
Original filenameCyberGhost.Service.exe
CommentsCyberGhost VPN
Legal copyrightCopyright © CyberGhost S.A. 2018-2019
Legal trademarkCyberGhost
Product version7.3.8.4951
File version7.3.8.4951

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

Product nameCyberGhost 7
Company nameCyberGhost S.A.
File descriptionCyberGhost 7
Internal nameCyberGhost.Service.exe
Original filenameCyberGhost.Service.exe
CommentsCyberGhost VPN
Legal copyrightCopyright © CyberGhost S.A. 2018-2019
Legal trademarkCyberGhost
Product version7.3.8.4951
File version7.3.8.4951

Digital signatures [?]

CyberGhost.Service.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameCYBERGHOST S.A.
Certificate issuer nameCOMODO RSA Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number70edb0bae5a5b8096edbc9e9eee6a6b7

VirusTotal report

None of the 71 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the CyberGhost.Service.exe file.

None of the 71 anti-virus programs detected the CyberGhost.Service.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "dll_loaded": [
        "ADVAPI32.dll",
        "SHLWAPI.dll",
        "C:\\Windows\\system32\\IMM32.DLL",
        "gdi32.dll"
    ],
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework64\\v2.0.50727\\",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\49db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0.bin"
    ],
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Upgrades",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Upgrades",
        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Standards",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Standards",
        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Upgrades",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\standards\\v4.0.30319",
        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\v2.0",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\standards",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\AppPatch"
    ],
    "file_exists": [
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\MSCOREE.DLL.local"
    ],
    "file_failed": [
        "C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework64\\Upgrades.2.0.50727\\",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\49db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0.bin.config",
        "C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework64\\v4.0.30319\\"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\OnlyUseLatestCLR",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Windows\\LoadAppInit_DLLs",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\NoGuiFromShim",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\CLRLoadLogDir",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\InstallRoot",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\49db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0.bin",
        "process_name": "49db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0.bin",
        "pid": 2740,
        "summary": {
            "dll_loaded": [
                "ADVAPI32.dll",
                "SHLWAPI.dll",
                "C:\\Windows\\system32\\IMM32.DLL",
                "gdi32.dll"
            ],
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework64\\v2.0.50727\\",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\49db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0.bin"
            ],
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Upgrades",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Upgrades",
                "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Standards",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Standards",
                "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\Upgrades",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\standards\\v4.0.30319",
                "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\v2.0",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\standards",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\Policy\\AppPatch"
            ],
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\MSCOREE.DLL.local"
            ],
            "file_failed": [
                "C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework64\\Upgrades.2.0.50727\\",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\49db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0.bin.config",
                "C:\\Windows\\Microsoft.NET\\Framework64\\v4.0.30319\\"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\OnlyUseLatestCLR",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\Windows\\LoadAppInit_DLLs",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\NoGuiFromShim",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\CLRLoadLogDir",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\.NETFramework\\InstallRoot",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1576900385.59375,
        "ppid": 1664
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1576900385.328125,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "C:\\TeamCity\\buildAgent\\work\\772687659473c439\\Projects\\CyberGhost\\CyberGhost 7\\CyberGhost.Service\\obj\\Release\\CyberGhost.Service.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 546,
            "time": 3.0784568786621094,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2018,
            "time": 3.031026840209961,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2346,
            "time": 1.031425952911377,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2674,
            "time": 3.0413520336151123,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3002,
            "time": 1.5511698722839355,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3330,
            "time": -0.09369611740112305,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 3658,
            "time": 1.5472819805145264,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 6986,
            "time": 1.0626540184020996,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 11178,
            "time": 3.1284220218658447,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "abb9f47c3504dc60a428ef01450b9c4e06ffcdcfb4ed8e9303cd9c9be0e2ad86",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "b4f9edb7b240ff4925d3c995724963f844c2bf701ad4d61dd4c4ed01ad1d6a49",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5a75ab41f27711e85120e812c0af0d3e8
SHA25649db61bec30e4ec0e42fdcb70227ee0fc66437d334d6ef8dfcc24eeae8525eb0

Error Messages

These are some of the error messages that can appear related to cyberghost.service.exe:

cyberghost.service.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

cyberghost.service.exe - Application Error. The instruction at "0xXXXXXXXX" referenced memory at "0xXXXXXXXX". The memory could not be "read/written". Click on OK to terminate the program.

CyberGhost 7 has stopped working.

End Program - cyberghost.service.exe. This program is not responding.

cyberghost.service.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

cyberghost.service.exe - Application Error. The application failed to initialize properly (0xXXXXXXXX). Click OK to terminate the application.

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