What is ONENOTEM.EXE?

ONENOTEM.EXE is part of Microsoft OneNote and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the ONENOTEM.EXE version information.

ONENOTEM.EXE's description is "Microsoft OneNote Quick Launcher"

ONENOTEM.EXE is digitally signed by Microsoft Corporation.

ONENOTEM.EXE is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office14\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about ONENOTEM.EXE.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on ONENOTEM.EXE:

PropertyValue
Product nameMicrosoft OneNote
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft OneNote Quick Launcher
Internal nameQuickLauncher
Original filenameOneNoteM.exe
Legal copyright© 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Product version14.0.4734.1000
File version14.0.4734.1000

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

Product nameMicrosoft OneNote
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionMicrosoft OneNote Quick Launcher
Internal nameQuickLauncher
Original filenameOneNoteM.exe
Legal copyright© 2010 Microsoft Corporation. All ..
Product version14.0.4734.1000
File version14.0.4734.1000

Digital signatures [?]

ONENOTEM.EXE has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Corporation
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Code Signing PCA
Certificate serial number6101cf3e00000000000f

VirusTotal report

None of the 70 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the ONENOTEM.EXE file.

None of the 70 anti-virus programs detected the ONENOTEM.EXE file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Windows\\Globalization\\Sorting\\sortdefault.nls"
    ],
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Installer",
        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Installer\\Components\\88ED77E1BACB73C49B5E70A35FD2DFA7",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\FileSystem",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Classes\\Installer\\Components\\88ED77E1BACB73C49B5E70A35FD2DFA7",
        "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Office\\14.0\\OneNote",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Installer\\Managed\\S-1-5-21-699399860-4089948139-3198924279-1001\\Installer\\Components\\88ED77E1BACB73C49B5E70A35FD2DFA7"
    ],
    "mutex": [
        "OneNoteM:AppShared"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\FileSystem\\Win31FileSystem",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\Nls\\CustomLocale\\en-US",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\Nls\\ExtendedLocale\\en-US"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "ADVAPI32.dll",
        "msi.dll",
        "kernel32.dll"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\bd1753802a652107f11112920aa6847bebdb2fc65b2917dd7b6ccfe119da48f6.bin",
        "process_name": "bd1753802a652107f11112920aa6847bebdb2fc65b2917dd7b6ccfe119da48f6.bin",
        "pid": 2740,
        "summary": {
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Windows\\Globalization\\Sorting\\sortdefault.nls"
            ],
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Installer",
                "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Installer\\Components\\88ED77E1BACB73C49B5E70A35FD2DFA7",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Control\\FileSystem",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Classes\\Installer\\Components\\88ED77E1BACB73C49B5E70A35FD2DFA7",
                "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Office\\14.0\\OneNote",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Installer\\Managed\\S-1-5-21-699399860-4089948139-3198924279-1001\\Installer\\Components\\88ED77E1BACB73C49B5E70A35FD2DFA7"
            ],
            "mutex": [
                "OneNoteM:AppShared"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\FileSystem\\Win31FileSystem",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\Nls\\CustomLocale\\en-US",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\Nls\\ExtendedLocale\\en-US"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "ADVAPI32.dll",
                "msi.dll",
                "kernel32.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1568454785.6562,
        "ppid": 2456
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1568454785.3281,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "t:\\onenote\\x86\\ship\\0\\onenotem.pdb\u0000\\ship\\0\\onenotem.exe\\bbtopt\\onenotemO.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Allocates read-write-execute memory (usually to unpack itself)",
        "severity": 2,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "process",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "NtProtectVirtualMemory",
                    "return_value": 0,
                    "arguments": {
                        "process_identifier": 2740,
                        "stack_dep_bypass": 0,
                        "stack_pivoted": 0,
                        "heap_dep_bypass": 0,
                        "length": 4096,
                        "protection": 64,
                        "process_handle": "0xffffffff",
                        "base_address": "0x2d962000"
                    },
                    "time": 1568454785.7352,
                    "tid": 2436,
                    "flags": {
                        "protection": "PAGE_EXECUTE_READWRITE"
                    }
                },
                "pid": 2740,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 3
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "allocates_rwx"
    }
]

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": 3.0787780284882,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4318,
            "time": 3.0136280059814,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4646,
            "time": 1.0164399147034,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4974,
            "time": 3.0223519802094,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5302,
            "time": 1.520427942276,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5630,
            "time": -0.088550090789795,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 5958,
            "time": 1.0933780670166,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 16800,
            "time": 1.0460588932037,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 20992,
            "time": 3.1262979507446,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
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    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "599bdc37d0563593f3d4c9e2836cc75796d9760f444ed454de892bd5dff79300",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "84e89c2f9439f93dcd1a6f8d4047cad366e170c76b2d830107afc3b819917c33",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5a569ce3dd8647ba7b5464694182943ec
SHA256bd1753802a652107f11112920aa6847bebdb2fc65b2917dd7b6ccfe119da48f6

Error Messages

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

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

onenotem.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.

Microsoft OneNote Quick Launcher has stopped working.

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

onenotem.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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