What is openvpn.exe?

openvpn.exe is part of OpenVPN and developed by The OpenVPN Project according to the openvpn.exe version information.

openvpn.exe's description is "OpenVPN Daemon"

openvpn.exe is digitally signed by OpenVPN Technologies, Inc..

openvpn.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files (x86)\Atom\AtomService\ovpn\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on openvpn.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameOpenVPN
Company nameThe OpenVPN Project
File descriptionOpenVPN Daemon
Internal nameOpenVPN
Original filenameopenvpn.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © The OpenVPN Project
Product version2.4.4.0
File version2.4.4.0

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

Product nameOpenVPN
Company nameThe OpenVPN Project
File descriptionOpenVPN Daemon
Internal nameOpenVPN
Original filenameopenvpn.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright © The OpenVPN Project
Product version2.4.4.0
File version2.4.4.0

Digital signatures [?]

openvpn.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameOpenVPN Technologies, Inc.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number03e49b29ae75df4c50dc1662670776b9

VirusTotal report

None of the 70 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the openvpn.exe file.

None of the 70 anti-virus programs detected the openvpn.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1573267985.5938,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[]

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": 6.2193520069122,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5442,
            "time": 6.1521549224854,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5770,
            "time": 4.1609418392181,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6098,
            "time": 6.1603870391846,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6426,
            "time": 4.7507529258728,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6754,
            "time": 3.0530798435211,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 7082,
            "time": 4.7497529983521,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 16880,
            "time": 4.2031989097595,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 25264,
            "time": 6.2671530246735,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "5d2326842359ebb60fed1b0b961a922e556f099e59cc9f972a97206686b67d56",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "8e1a7f22d45f3fb14da86559ff5f67381b7a4c91f1769f3352e60fa7a610b1e6",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandboxScreenshot from the sandbox

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TCP/UDP Listening Ports [?]

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

PortProtocol# Occurrences
31749TCP v41

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5acc9b96609119a7d21c466f61120b1da
SHA25690ea5252f4c36589a17cfbfdc63fd26f964d8ac505b1932fcff6cd511c5204a7

Error Messages

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

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

openvpn.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.

OpenVPN Daemon has stopped working.

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

openvpn.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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