What is comctl32.dll?

comctl32.dll is part of Sistema operacional Microsoft® Windows® and developed by Microsoft Corporation according to the comctl32.dll version information.

comctl32.dll's description is "Biblioteca de Controles de Experiência do Usuário"

comctl32.dll is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

comctl32.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.17134.950_none_fb3da4273069d3e0\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about comctl32.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on comctl32.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameSistema operacional Microsoft® Windows®
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionBiblioteca de Controles de Experiência do Usuário
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL.MUI
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. Todos os direitos reservados.
Product version10.0.17134.81
File version6.10 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

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

Product nameSistema operacional Microsoft® Wind..
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionBiblioteca de Controles de Experiên..
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL.MUI
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. Todos os d..
Product version10.0.17134.81
File version6.10 (WinBuild.160101.0800)

Digital signatures [?]

comctl32.dll has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameMicrosoft Windows
Certificate issuer nameMicrosoft Windows Production PCA 2011
Certificate serial number33000001c422b2f79b793dacb20000000001c4

VirusTotal report

None of the 64 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the comctl32.dll file.

None of the 64 anti-virus programs detected the comctl32.dll 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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    ],
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll"
    ],
    "command_line": [
        "\"C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe\" C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll,DllMain"
    ],
    "file_exists": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll.manifest",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll"
    ],
    "file_read": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.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

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        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\rundll32.exe",
        "process_name": "rundll32.exe",
        "pid": 2800,
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                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll"
            ],
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll"
            ],
            "command_line": [
                "\"C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe\" C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll,DllMain"
            ],
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll.manifest",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll"
            ],
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            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ]
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        "first_seen": 1565981585.75,
        "ppid": 2924
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe",
        "process_name": "rundll32.exe",
        "pid": 2336,
        "summary": {
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                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui"
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                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll.manifest",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.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"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3.bin.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1565981585.9219,
        "ppid": 2800
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1565981585.4375,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "comctl32.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The executable contains unknown PE section names indicative of a packer (could be a false positive)",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "section",
                "ioc": ".didat",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 2,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The file contains an unknown PE resource name possibly indicative of a packer",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "MUI",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "UIFILE",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_unknown_resource_name"
    }
]

Yara

The Yara rules did not detect anything in the file.

Network

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    "udp": [
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            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 662,
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            "sport": 51001
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        {
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            "dport": 1900,
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        },
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    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "01e8cd226c3c237a430e0e0b0dca744bf589a7655fb05d10e09fcb95f2a61c36",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "ae4c0d0e6fb7bc2aa2dba4d7631bafc74feb5be75fd59739ca899bdaba2c68dd",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD55f497313d0e8f0ebe62461db25e34dfe
SHA256ad3b808b8d3338c721bf637709129ee228855b9f21bcd846c1d446f4f39686b3

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