What is edls_32.dll?

edls_32.dll is part of Chrome Cleanup and developed by ESET according to the edls_32.dll version information.

edls_32.dll's description is "API module"

edls_32.dll is usually located in the 'c:\Users\christie\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\SwReporter\44.212.200.3\' folder.

None of the anti-virus scanners at VirusTotal reports anything malicious about edls_32.dll.

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on edls_32.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameChrome Cleanup
Company nameESET
File descriptionAPI module
Internal nameedls_32.dll
Original filenameedls_32.dll
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) ESET, spol. s r.o. 1992-2019. All rights reserved.
Legal trademarkNOD, NOD32, AMON, ESET are registered trademarks of ESET.
Product version58.0.0.0
File version58.0.0.0

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

Product nameChrome Cleanup
Company nameESET
File descriptionAPI module
Internal nameedls_32.dll
Original filenameedls_32.dll
Legal copyrightCopyright (c) ESET, spol. s r.o. 199..
Legal trademarkNOD, NOD32, AMON, ESET are registere..
Product version58.0.0.0
File version58.0.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

edls_32.dll is not signed.

VirusTotal report

None of the 59 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the edls_32.dll file.

None of the 59 anti-virus programs detected the edls_32.dll file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "file_exists": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\1ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d.bin.dll",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\1ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d.bin.dll.manifest"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "kernel32",
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\1ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d.bin.dll"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1565761985.3438,
        "ppid": 376
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\rundll32.exe",
        "process_name": "rundll32.exe",
        "pid": 2436,
        "summary": {
            "file_exists": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\1ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d.bin.dll",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\1ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d.bin.dll.manifest"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "kernel32",
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\1ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d.bin.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1565761985.75,
        "ppid": 2736
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "edls_32.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": 2436,
                        "stack_dep_bypass": 0,
                        "stack_pivoted": 0,
                        "heap_dep_bypass": 0,
                        "length": 4096,
                        "protection": 64,
                        "process_handle": "0xffffffff",
                        "base_address": "0x74f06000"
                    },
                    "time": 1565761985.859,
                    "tid": 2124,
                    "flags": {
                        "protection": "PAGE_EXECUTE_READWRITE"
                    }
                },
                "pid": 2436,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 10
            }
        ],
        "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": 3.0785038471222,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3346,
            "time": 3.0358729362488,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3674,
            "time": 1.0197908878326,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4002,
            "time": 3.0466458797455,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4330,
            "time": 1.5186638832092,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4658,
            "time": -0.089643001556396,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 4986,
            "time": 1.0788600444794,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 13724,
            "time": 1.0403869152069,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 17916,
            "time": 3.1257238388062,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "26778544b2a92819311ab2a423af84276ef5030bec08bfd0cc852ed410b68524",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "82520f1bab0516087d44e3805b65caa48d07f770a092e0a35daf7292a6320202",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandboxScreenshot from the sandbox

Folder name variants

edls_32.dll may also be located in other folders than c:\Users\christie\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\SwReporter\44.212.200.3\. The most common variants are listed below:

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD55a6a6029614ac855d5a7d2a4a595dea1
SHA2561ddae5721437f3cfa3b7df754227f9d6388f3eb5f63000fdc16793e25229972d

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