What is overseer.exe?

overseer.exe is part of Avast Antivirus and developed by Avast Software according to the overseer.exe version information.

overseer.exe's description is "Avast Overseer"

overseer.exe is digitally signed by Avast Software s.r.o..

overseer.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\AVAST Software\Overseer\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on overseer.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameAvast Antivirus
Company nameAvast Software
File descriptionAvast Overseer
Internal nameoverseer
Original filenameoverseer.exe
Legal copyright© 2020 Avast Software
Product version1.0.411.0
File version1.0.411.0

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

Product nameAvast Antivirus
Company nameAvast Software
File descriptionAvast Overseer
Internal nameoverseer
Original filenameoverseer.exe
Legal copyright© 2020 Avast Software
Product version1.0.411.0
File version1.0.411.0

Digital signatures [?]

overseer.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameAvast Software s.r.o.
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert SHA2 Assured ID Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number025a1bf3e389238382537190d349e56a

VirusTotal report

None of the 68 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the overseer.exe file.

None of the 68 anti-virus programs detected the overseer.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "file_recreated": [
        "\\??\\Scsi0:",
        "\\??\\MountPointManager",
        "\\??\\PhysicalDrive0",
        "\\??\\Volume{3f5cc1b6-70f9-11e8-b07b-806e6f6e6963}"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "kernel32",
        "iphlpapi.dll",
        "C:\\Windows\\system32\\iphlpapi.dll",
        "XmlLite.dll",
        "C:\\Windows\\system32\\secur32.dll",
        "cryptbase.dll",
        "SspiCli.dll",
        "advapi32.dll",
        "rpcrt4.dll"
    ],
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\drivers\\etc\\hosts",
        "\\??\\PhysicalDrive0"
    ],
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\DNSClient",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Alwil Software\\Avast\\5.0",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Uninstall\\CCleaner",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Avast Software\\Overseer\\Remediations",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\System\\DNSClient",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Volatile",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Tcpip\\Parameters",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Avast Software\\Overseer\\Remediations\\Volatile",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\aswVmm",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\AVAST Software\\Avast"
    ],
    "connects_ip": [
        "127.0.0.1"
    ],
    "mutex": [
        "Global\\{659B9F44-7845-40DF-9771-D4341B0A4B43}"
    ],
    "guid": [
        "{2faba4c7-4da9-4013-9697-20cc3fd40f85}",
        "{0f87369f-a4e5-4cfc-bd3e-73e6154572dd}"
    ],
    "file_read": [
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\drivers\\etc\\hosts"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}\\Domain",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\SearchList",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}\\DhcpDomain",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}\\SearchList",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}\\SearchList",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Rpc\\MaxRpcSize",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\SystemSetupInProgress",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}\\DhcpDomain",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}\\Domain",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Domain",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\SQMClient\\Windows\\CEIPEnable",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\DatabasePath",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\OOBEInProgress",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\ComputerName\\ActiveComputerName\\ComputerName"
    ]
}

Generic

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    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\e833ee81016e06fe083f1647a3164f121d627fa9c0a8e173c735e9c9e8e282f6.bin",
        "process_name": "e833ee81016e06fe083f1647a3164f121d627fa9c0a8e173c735e9c9e8e282f6.bin",
        "pid": 1512,
        "summary": {
            "file_recreated": [
                "\\??\\Scsi0:",
                "\\??\\MountPointManager",
                "\\??\\PhysicalDrive0",
                "\\??\\Volume{3f5cc1b6-70f9-11e8-b07b-806e6f6e6963}"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "kernel32",
                "iphlpapi.dll",
                "C:\\Windows\\system32\\iphlpapi.dll",
                "XmlLite.dll",
                "C:\\Windows\\system32\\secur32.dll",
                "cryptbase.dll",
                "SspiCli.dll",
                "advapi32.dll",
                "rpcrt4.dll"
            ],
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\drivers\\etc\\hosts",
                "\\??\\PhysicalDrive0"
            ],
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\DNSClient",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Alwil Software\\Avast\\5.0",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Uninstall\\CCleaner",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Avast Software\\Overseer\\Remediations",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Software\\Policies\\Microsoft\\System\\DNSClient",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\Volatile",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\System\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\Tcpip\\Parameters",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Avast Software\\Overseer\\Remediations\\Volatile",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\aswVmm",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\AVAST Software\\Avast"
            ],
            "connects_ip": [
                "127.0.0.1"
            ],
            "mutex": [
                "Global\\{659B9F44-7845-40DF-9771-D4341B0A4B43}"
            ],
            "guid": [
                "{2faba4c7-4da9-4013-9697-20cc3fd40f85}",
                "{0f87369f-a4e5-4cfc-bd3e-73e6154572dd}"
            ],
            "file_read": [
                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\drivers\\etc\\hosts"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}\\Domain",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\SearchList",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}\\DhcpDomain",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{EF381EA0-4D07-418D-A490-68AF67CE948B}\\SearchList",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}\\SearchList",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Rpc\\MaxRpcSize",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\SystemSetupInProgress",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}\\DhcpDomain",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Interfaces\\{AEFD33F3-CC73-4821-AD44-6915063E7FB1}\\Domain",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\Domain",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\SQMClient\\Windows\\CEIPEnable",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\services\\Tcpip\\Parameters\\DatabasePath",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\Setup\\OOBEInProgress",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\ControlSet001\\Control\\ComputerName\\ActiveComputerName\\ComputerName"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1600800787.75,
        "ppid": 2892
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1600800787.5625,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

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        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Queries for the computername",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "misc",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GetComputerNameW",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {
                        "computer_name": "CUCKPC"
                    },
                    "time": 1600800358.519271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 193
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_queries_computername"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "D:\\work\\3ec84b7238d5b18a\\BUILDS\\Release\\x64\\overseer.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Checks amount of memory in system, this can be used to detect virtual machines that have a low amount of memory available",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "system",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GlobalMemoryStatusEx",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {},
                    "time": 1600800358.362271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 64
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_memory_available"
    },
    {
        "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": "_RDATA",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Queries the disk size which could be used to detect virtual machine with small fixed size or dynamic allocation",
        "severity": 2,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "misc",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GetDiskFreeSpaceExW",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {
                        "root_path": "",
                        "free_bytes_available": 23513657344,
                        "total_number_of_free_bytes": 0,
                        "total_number_of_bytes": 0
                    },
                    "time": 1600800358.362271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 65
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_disk_size"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Checks adapter addresses which can be used to detect virtual network interfaces",
        "severity": 2,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "network",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "GetAdaptersAddresses",
                    "return_value": 0,
                    "arguments": {
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                        "family": 0
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                    "time": 1600800358.737271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 223
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_network_adapters"
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    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Queries for potentially installed applications",
        "severity": 2,
        "marks": [
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                    "status": 0,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "last_error": 161,
                    "nt_status": -1073741772,
                    "api": "RegOpenKeyExW",
                    "return_value": 2,
                    "arguments": {
                        "access": "0x00000001",
                        "base_handle": "0xffffffff80000002",
                        "key_handle": "0x0000000000000000",
                        "regkey": "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Uninstall\\CCleaner",
                        "regkey_r": "SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Uninstall\\CCleaner",
                        "options": 0
                    },
                    "time": 1600800358.425271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {}
                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 134
            }
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        "references": [],
        "name": "queries_programs"
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    {
        "markcount": 3,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Attempts to identify installed AV products by registry key",
        "severity": 3,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "registry",
                "ioc": "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\AVAST Software\\Avast",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "registry",
                "ioc": "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Avast Software\\Overseer\\Remediations",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            },
            {
                "category": "registry",
                "ioc": "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Avast Software\\Overseer\\Remediations\\Volatile",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antiav_detectreg"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Looks for the Windows Idle Time to determine the uptime",
        "severity": 3,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "system",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "NtQuerySystemInformation",
                    "return_value": 0,
                    "arguments": {
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                    "time": 1600800358.362271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {
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                    }
                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 67
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        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antisandbox_idletime"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 2,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Queries information on disks, possibly for anti-virtualization",
        "severity": 3,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "file",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "NtCreateFile",
                    "return_value": 0,
                    "arguments": {
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                        "file_handle": "0x00000000000000b0",
                        "filepath": "\\??\\PhysicalDrive0",
                        "desired_access": "0x00100080",
                        "file_attributes": 0,
                        "filepath_r": "\\??\\PhysicalDrive0",
                        "create_options": 96,
                        "status_info": 0,
                        "share_access": 3
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                    "time": 1600800358.425271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {
                        "create_disposition": "FILE_OPEN",
                        "desired_access": "FILE_READ_ATTRIBUTES|SYNCHRONIZE",
                        "create_options": "FILE_NON_DIRECTORY_FILE|FILE_SYNCHRONOUS_IO_NONALERT",
                        "file_attributes": "",
                        "status_info": "FILE_SUPERSEDED",
                        "share_access": "FILE_SHARE_READ|FILE_SHARE_WRITE"
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                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 141
            },
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "file",
                    "status": 1,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "api": "DeviceIoControl",
                    "return_value": 1,
                    "arguments": {
                        "input_buffer": "\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000",
                        "device_handle": "0x00000000000000b0",
                        "control_code": 2954240,
                        "output_buffer": "(\u0000\u0000\u0000\u00a7\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000L\u0000\u0000\u0000u\u0000\u0000\u0000~\u0000\u0000\u0000\u000b\u0000\u0000\u0000$\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0000\u0002 \u0000\u0000\u0000VBOX HARDDISK\u0000          1.0\u0000VBOX HARDDISK\u0000                          \u00001.0\u0000    \u000042563830336138373334382d3132306438352066\u0000"
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                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {
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                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 142
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        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_generic_disk"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "Detects Virtual Machines through their custom firmware",
        "severity": 3,
        "marks": [
            {
                "call": {
                    "category": "system",
                    "status": 0,
                    "stacktrace": [],
                    "last_error": 1,
                    "nt_status": -1073741808,
                    "api": "NtQuerySystemInformation",
                    "return_value": -1073741789,
                    "arguments": {
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                    "time": 1600800358.441271,
                    "tid": 2732,
                    "flags": {
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                },
                "pid": 1512,
                "type": "call",
                "cid": 158
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antivm_firmware"
    }
]

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": 6.222535848617554,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 3462,
            "time": 6.155306816101074,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
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            "offset": 3790,
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            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
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            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 4446,
            "time": 4.6665427684783936,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
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            "offset": 4774,
            "time": 3.0570478439331055,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 5102,
            "time": 4.676141977310181,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 11572,
            "time": 4.192086935043335,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 15764,
            "time": 6.269291877746582,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "659a0fa6815bb34478ed1f8a9aa06cfcec604bce99bdcff871ae9edc02c2821e",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "86178d2d2abd8aa5430373d163c3d7e0b509091e34c0c7fbfcda0a4981f70734",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

Folder name variants

overseer.exe may also be located in other folders than C:\Program Files\Common Files\AVAST Software\Overseer\. The most common variants are listed below:

Other files also named overseer.exe

overseer.exe (183 votes)

Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD584d217473fc64daf840964f3d8cf42d2
SHA256e833ee81016e06fe083f1647a3164f121d627fa9c0a8e173c735e9c9e8e282f6

Error Messages

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

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

overseer.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.

Avast Overseer has stopped working.

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

overseer.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

What will you do with overseer.exe?

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What did other users do?

The poll result listed below shows what users chose to do with overseer.exe. 100% have voted for removal. Based on votes from 2 users.

Votes
Keep0 %
0
Remove100 %
2

NOTE: Please do not use this poll as the only source of input to determine what you will do with overseer.exe. Only 2 users has voted so far so it does not offer a high degree of confidence.

Malware or legitimate?

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Please share with the other users what you think about this file. What does this file do? Is it legitimate or something that your computer is better without? Do you know how it was installed on your system? Did you install it yourself or did it come bundled with some other software? Is it running smoothly or do you get some error message? Any information that will help to document this file is welcome. Thank you for your contributions.

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