What is lightingservice.exe?

lightingservice.exe is part of LightingService and developed by ASUSTek Computer Inc. according to the lightingservice.exe version information.

lightingservice.exe's description is "LightingService"

lightingservice.exe is digitally signed by ASUSTeK Computer Inc..

lightingservice.exe is usually located in the 'c:\program files (x86)\lightingservice\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on lightingservice.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameLightingService
Company nameASUSTek Computer Inc.
File descriptionLightingService
Internal nameLightingService.exe
Original filenameLightingService.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) ASUSTek Computer Inc. 2015-2017
Product version0.0.0.0
File version0.0.0.0

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

Product nameLightingService
Company nameASUSTek Computer Inc.
File descriptionLightingService
Internal nameLightingService.exe
Original filenameLightingService.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) ASUSTek Computer Inc. ..
Product version0.0.0.0
File version0.0.0.0

Digital signatures [?]

lightingservice.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert EV Code Signing CA (SHA2)
Certificate serial number0c64962e4467edcc1579646b7337ec8c

VirusTotal report

None of the 71 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the lightingservice.exe file.

None of the 71 anti-virus programs detected the lightingservice.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "file_failed": [
        "\\??\\GLCKIO2"
    ],
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\AppID",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\AppID\\{6CD7A1D2-8046-40BE-817E-E2256FB0889C}"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "kernel32"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\f52a3fc3012718357b565c858989a60c6bcadc633fcf35988b7b4278daea5b8b.bin",
        "process_name": "f52a3fc3012718357b565c858989a60c6bcadc633fcf35988b7b4278daea5b8b.bin",
        "pid": 2420,
        "summary": {
            "file_failed": [
                "\\??\\GLCKIO2"
            ],
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\AppID",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\AppID\\{6CD7A1D2-8046-40BE-817E-E2256FB0889C}"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "kernel32"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1575348784.75,
        "ppid": 1268
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1575348784.328125,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "D:\\Jenkins\\workspace\\AURAServiceSetup\\Release\\LightingService.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 2,
        "families": [],
        "description": "The file contains an unknown PE resource name possibly indicative of a packer",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "REGISTRY",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "resource name",
                "ioc": "TYPELIB",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_unknown_resource_name"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 3,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Foreign language identified in PE resource",
        "severity": 2,
        "marks": [
            {
                "name": "REGISTRY",
                "language": "LANG_CHINESE",
                "offset": "0x001ec240",
                "filetype": "ASCII text, with CRLF line terminators",
                "sublanguage": "SUBLANG_CHINESE_TRADITIONAL",
                "type": "generic",
                "size": "0x000005a7"
            },
            {
                "name": "REGISTRY",
                "language": "LANG_CHINESE",
                "offset": "0x001ec240",
                "filetype": "ASCII text, with CRLF line terminators",
                "sublanguage": "SUBLANG_CHINESE_TRADITIONAL",
                "type": "generic",
                "size": "0x000005a7"
            },
            {
                "name": "RT_RCDATA",
                "language": "LANG_CHINESE",
                "offset": "0x001ec230",
                "filetype": "data",
                "sublanguage": "SUBLANG_CHINESE_SIMPLIFIED",
                "type": "generic",
                "size": "0x00000010"
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "origin_langid"
    }
]

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": 3.077768087387085,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2374,
            "time": 3.0391509532928467,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 2702,
            "time": 1.0177841186523438,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3030,
            "time": 3.0517959594726562,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3358,
            "time": 1.518557071685791,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3686,
            "time": -0.10082387924194336,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 4014,
            "time": 1.5472450256347656,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 8490,
            "time": 1.0510520935058594,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 12682,
            "time": 3.1249189376831055,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "4606d576133870eac3a368b0982a971ea1c797e3af345d5fc361b23ce43dd562",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "e8c967f28add8f594bcf71c4e5847414ce81a4182e52d01f311cc5a97c97b3cf",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5840a83cf3f6f7d444c88930becd0e961
SHA256f52a3fc3012718357b565c858989a60c6bcadc633fcf35988b7b4278daea5b8b

Error Messages

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

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

lightingservice.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.

LightingService has stopped working.

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

lightingservice.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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