What is avp.exe?

avp.exe is part of Kaspersky Anti-Virus and developed by AO Kaspersky Lab according to the avp.exe version information.

avp.exe's description is "Kaspersky Anti-Virus"

avp.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Security Cloud 20.0\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on avp.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameKaspersky Anti-Virus
Company nameAO Kaspersky Lab
File descriptionKaspersky Anti-Virus
Internal nameavp
Original filenameavp.exe
Legal copyright© 2019 AO Kaspersky Lab. All Rights Reserved.
Legal trademarkRegistered trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners
Product version20.0.14.1085
File version20.0.14.1085

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

Product nameKaspersky Anti-Virus
Company nameAO Kaspersky Lab
File descriptionKaspersky Anti-Virus
Internal nameavp
Original filenameavp.exe
Legal copyright© 2019 AO Kaspersky Lab. All Rights..
Legal trademarkRegistered trademarks and service ma..
Product version20.0.14.1085
File version20.0.14.1085

Digital signatures [?]

The verification of avp.exe's digital signature failed.

PropertyValue
Signer nameKaspersky Lab
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert High Assurance Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number0f9d91c6aba86f4e54cbb9ef57e68346

VirusTotal report

None of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the avp.exe file.

None of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the avp.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\KasperskyLab\\Binaries"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "kernel32",
        "api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1",
        "api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-1",
        "api-ms-win-appmodel-runtime-l1-1-1",
        "api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0",
        "ext-ms-win-kernel32-package-current-l1-1-0"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1573447985.3281,
        "ppid": 376
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\e2ebbca57e0a526edc828c72882cc0637bdf9fb566794970754d67327faf6356.bin",
        "process_name": "e2ebbca57e0a526edc828c72882cc0637bdf9fb566794970754d67327faf6356.bin",
        "pid": 2436,
        "summary": {
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\KasperskyLab\\Binaries"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "kernel32",
                "api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1",
                "api-ms-win-core-localization-l1-2-1",
                "api-ms-win-appmodel-runtime-l1-1-1",
                "api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0",
                "ext-ms-win-kernel32-package-current-l1-1-0"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1573447985.6719,
        "ppid": 1664
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "D:\\bs\\main\\21229\\Out\\Win32\\Release\\avp.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": ".gfids",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": ".giats",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Attempts to identify installed AV products by registry key",
        "severity": 3,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "registry",
                "ioc": "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\KasperskyLab\\Binaries",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antiav_detectreg"
    }
]

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": 3.0779399871826,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2018,
            "time": 3.0398631095886,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2346,
            "time": 1.0164539813995,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2674,
            "time": 3.0518741607666,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3002,
            "time": 1.5204529762268,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3330,
            "time": -0.086808919906616,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 3658,
            "time": 1.5308480262756,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 6986,
            "time": 1.046571969986,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 11178,
            "time": 3.140946149826,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "44916319ed7d7010189783cafc7781111b2a209b6c2acf6943be2b0f9fa021ad",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "68553a46c6f3c8832c9a0e692d2a19321c67a0f95b7797b7a8be07b4c7dae4b0",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

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TCP/UDP Listening Ports [?]

avp.exe has been reported to listen on the following TCP/UDP ports.

PortProtocol# Occurrences
49873TCP v41

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5986361cb15e6925d57dfe0fcded3c112
SHA256e2ebbca57e0a526edc828c72882cc0637bdf9fb566794970754d67327faf6356

Error Messages

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

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

avp.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.

Kaspersky Anti-Virus has stopped working.

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

avp.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with avp.exe. 0% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 1 user.

Votes
Keep100 %
1
Remove0 %
0

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