What is DbxSvc.exe?

DbxSvc.exe is part of Dropbox and developed by Dropbox, Inc. according to the DbxSvc.exe version information.

DbxSvc.exe's description is "Dropbox Service"

DbxSvc.exe is digitally signed by Dropbox, Inc.

DbxSvc.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\System32\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on DbxSvc.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameDropbox
Company nameDropbox, Inc.
File descriptionDropbox Service
Internal namedbxsvc.exe
Original filenamedbxsvc.exe
Legal copyrightDropbox, Inc.
File version1.0.24.0

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

Product nameDropbox
Company nameDropbox, Inc.
File descriptionDropbox Service
Internal namedbxsvc.exe
Original filenamedbxsvc.exe
Legal copyrightDropbox, Inc.
File version1.0.24.0

Digital signatures [?]

DbxSvc.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameDropbox, Inc
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number077a4c29e67926572a64dfd26224fc8d

VirusTotal report

None of the 70 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the DbxSvc.exe file.

None of the 70 anti-virus programs detected the DbxSvc.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Rpc\\MaxRpcSize",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\SystemSetupInProgress",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\SQMClient\\Windows\\CEIPEnable",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\OOBEInProgress",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\ComputerName\\ActiveComputerName\\ComputerName"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "rpcrt4.dll"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\a6d62140f0c92a21130544d34f400f8ff5b50a8ad02eae5ccffe640a8469e07a.bin",
        "process_name": "a6d62140f0c92a21130544d34f400f8ff5b50a8ad02eae5ccffe640a8469e07a.bin",
        "pid": 2732,
        "summary": {
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Rpc\\MaxRpcSize",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\SystemSetupInProgress",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\SQMClient\\Windows\\CEIPEnable",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\OOBEInProgress",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\ComputerName\\ActiveComputerName\\ComputerName"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "rpcrt4.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1570863185.5781,
        "ppid": 1564
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1570863185.3281,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 2,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Queries for the computername",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "misc",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GetComputerNameA",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {
                        "computer_name": "CUCKPC"
                    },
                    "time": 1570862756.1914,
                    "tid": 2660,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 2732,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 27
            },
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "misc",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GetComputerNameW",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {
                        "computer_name": "CUCKPC"
                    },
                    "time": 1570862756.1914,
                    "tid": 2660,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 2732,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 28
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_queries_computername"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "c:\\users\\vagrant\\src\\client\\dropbox\\infinite\\win\\service\\objfre_wlh_amd64\\amd64\\dbxsvc.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Checks amount of memory in system, this can be used to detect virtual machines that have a low amount of memory available",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "system",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GlobalMemoryStatusEx",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {},
                    "time": 1570862756.1914,
                    "tid": 2660,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 2732,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 19
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_memory_available"
    }
]

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": 662,
            "time": 6.352756023407,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 5342,
            "time": 12.397398948669,
            "dport": 138,
            "sport": 138
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7186,
            "time": 6.1988368034363,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7514,
            "time": 4.1443228721619,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7842,
            "time": 6.2889440059662,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 8170,
            "time": 4.6525118350983,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 8498,
            "time": 3.0440428256989,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 8826,
            "time": 4.2409608364105,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 28236,
            "time": 4.1855309009552,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 36620,
            "time": 6.2913098335266,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "a1e764bd7908d95fe417ad603970a962b4139d3d20ccc4199ccefde4d109df18",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "6ea63f6e1cb7723c081d9d63838651afed48f03f96e25484a27e190fc0d2fe6e",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5b0dba749ceb2911ba86e6846148842a6
SHA256a6d62140f0c92a21130544d34f400f8ff5b50a8ad02eae5ccffe640a8469e07a

Error Messages

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

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

dbxsvc.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.

Dropbox Service has stopped working.

End Program - dbxsvc.exe. This program is not responding.

dbxsvc.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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