What is PROCMON24.SYS?

PROCMON24.SYS is part of Process Monitor and developed by Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com according to the PROCMON24.SYS version information.

PROCMON24.SYS's description is "Process Monitor Driver"

PROCMON24.SYS is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher.

PROCMON24.SYS is usually located in the 'c:\Windows\System32\drivers\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about PROCMON24.SYS.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on PROCMON24.SYS:

PropertyValue
Product nameProcess Monitor
Company nameSysinternals - www.sysinternals.com
File descriptionProcess Monitor Driver
Internal nameProcmon.sys
Original filenameprocmon.Sys
Legal copyrightCopyright © 1996-2018 Mark Russinovich
Product version3.51
File version3.51

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

Product nameProcess Monitor
Company nameSysinternals - www.sysinternals.com
File descriptionProcess Monitor Driver
Internal nameProcmon.sys
Original filenameprocmon.Sys
Legal copyrightCopyright © 1996-2018 Mark Russinov..
Product version3.51
File version3.51

Digital signatures [?]

PROCMON24.SYS has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Hardware Compatibility PCA
Certificate serial number33000000317c61d46115ceba6a000100000031

VirusTotal report

None of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the PROCMON24.SYS file.

None of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the PROCMON24.SYS file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

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    "dll_loaded": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
    ],
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
    ],
    "command_line": [
        "\"C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe\" C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll,DllMain"
    ],
    "file_exists": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll.manifest"
    ],
    "file_read": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Windows Error Reporting\\WMR\\Disable",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe",
        "process_name": "rundll32.exe",
        "pid": 856,
        "summary": {
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui"
            ],
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll.manifest"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Windows Error Reporting\\WMR\\Disable",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1570596786.4844,
        "ppid": 2676
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1570596785.3281,
        "ppid": 376
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\rundll32.exe",
        "process_name": "rundll32.exe",
        "pid": 2676,
        "summary": {
            "dll_loaded": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
            ],
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
            ],
            "command_line": [
                "\"C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe\" C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll,DllMain"
            ],
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll.manifest"
            ],
            "file_read": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050.bin.dll"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1570596785.7188,
        "ppid": 2892
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "C:\\agent\\_work\\4\\s\\sys\\x64\\Release\\ProcMonDriver.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": "PAGE",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": "INIT",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    }
]

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": 6.2229189872742,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5694,
            "time": 6.1860139369965,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6022,
            "time": 4.1616840362549,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6350,
            "time": 6.1996238231659,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6678,
            "time": 4.665403842926,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7006,
            "time": 3.0597038269043,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 7334,
            "time": 4.2340898513794,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 22542,
            "time": 4.1962218284607,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 30926,
            "time": 6.2651228904724,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "4145d76e1fb6632cac17bd62833df8a4113d5d7fbda575bc4d1b5ec03a8ade61",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "0f98af8d6d215aabed4cbec631d161419c2e2960c1fcaf44cc5658e25df20247",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5b07a1e68c3c860ba0898ac44424825b6
SHA256162707ff09ffc9c679d03681928f74fcadd44953618c0d19c5fb3d0563a7d050

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