What is comctl32.dll?

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

comctl32.dll's description is "Bibliotheek met elementen voor gebruikerservaring"

comctl32.dll is digitally signed by Microsoft Windows.

comctl32.dll is usually located in the 'C:\WINDOWS\WinSxS\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.17134.1098_none_d4048e017c8c2390\' 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 nameBesturingssysteem Microsoft® Windows®
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionBibliotheek met elementen voor gebruikerservaring
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL.MUI
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. Alle rechten voorbehouden.
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 nameBesturingssysteem Microsoft® Window..
Company nameMicrosoft Corporation
File descriptionBibliotheek met elementen voor gebru..
Internal namecomctl32
Original filenamecomctl32.DLL.MUI
Legal copyright© Microsoft Corporation. Alle recht..
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 number330000023241fb59996dcc4dff000000000232

VirusTotal report

None of the 69 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the comctl32.dll file.

None of the 69 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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        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll"
    ],
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll"
    ],
    "command_line": [
        "\"C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe\" C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll,DllMain"
    ],
    "file_exists": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll.manifest"
    ],
    "file_read": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.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": 1480,
        "summary": {
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui"
            ],
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.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\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1573192386.9375,
        "ppid": 2504
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\rundll32.exe",
        "process_name": "rundll32.exe",
        "pid": 2504,
        "summary": {
            "dll_loaded": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll"
            ],
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll"
            ],
            "command_line": [
                "\"C:\\Windows\\System32\\rundll32.exe\" C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll,DllMain"
            ],
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll.manifest"
            ],
            "file_read": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\05fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607.bin.dll"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1573192386.5938,
        "ppid": 1512
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1573192386.3125,
        "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

{
    "tls": [],
    "udp": [
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 662,
            "time": 6.2184779644012,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
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            "src": "192.168.56.101",
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            "sport": 53595
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            "sport": 53848
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        {
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            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
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            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
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            "offset": 21422,
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            "dport": 3702,
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        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
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            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
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    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "69b3c885a28edfe1fe4ace8d41c3af72804ad1e342983122d5433c8477611504",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "f8d0fbcde621a5b6887fa52c00fd5a9fe9223a891c0a921ef8d6305ef75d2e43",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ce01796a6b7eff3a022a57824f76e19a
SHA25605fa1432ac66a238383eb40c379bf865f625e9a80690fc83ace0e5270dad7607

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