What is pmbxie.dll?

pmbxie.dll is part of Bitdefender 2019 and developed by Bitdefender according to the pmbxie.dll version information.

pmbxie.dll's description is "Bitdefender Password Manager Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object"

pmbxie.dll is digitally signed by Bitdefender SRL.

pmbxie.dll is usually located in the 'C:\Program Files\Bitdefender\Bitdefender Security\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on pmbxie.dll:

PropertyValue
Product nameBitdefender 2019
Company nameBitdefender
File descriptionBitdefender Password Manager Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object
Internal namepmbxie.dll
Original filenamepmbxie.dll
Legal copyright©1997-2018 Bitdefender
Product version23.0.24.109
File version23.0.24.109

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

Product nameBitdefender 2019
Company nameBitdefender
File descriptionBitdefender Password Manager Interne..
Internal namepmbxie.dll
Original filenamepmbxie.dll
Legal copyright©1997-2018 Bitdefender
Product version23.0.24.109
File version23.0.24.109

Digital signatures [?]

pmbxie.dll has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameBitdefender SRL
Certificate issuer nameDigiCert Assured ID Code Signing CA-1
Certificate serial number04c9f3234ae26886276026f0d42d140b

VirusTotal report

None of the 65 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the pmbxie.dll file.

None of the 65 anti-virus programs detected the pmbxie.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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    "dll_loaded": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
    ],
    "file_opened": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll",
        "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui"
    ],
    "command_line": [
        " C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
    ],
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\.dll",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\dllfile\\AutoRegister",
        "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\dllfile"
    ],
    "file_read": [
        "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.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",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\.dll\\(Default)"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\regsvr32.exe",
        "process_name": "regsvr32.exe",
        "pid": 2968,
        "summary": {
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Windows\\System32\\en-US\\KERNELBASE.dll.mui"
            ],
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\.dll",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\dllfile\\AutoRegister",
                "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\dllfile"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\Windows Error Reporting\\WMR\\Disable",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\.dll\\(Default)"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1565830385.0156,
        "ppid": 2660
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1565830384.3438,
        "ppid": 376
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\SysWOW64\\regsvr32.exe",
        "process_name": "regsvr32.exe",
        "pid": 2660,
        "summary": {
            "dll_loaded": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
            ],
            "file_opened": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
            ],
            "command_line": [
                " C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
            ],
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\.dll",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\dllfile\\AutoRegister",
                "HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\\dllfile"
            ],
            "file_read": [
                "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff.bin.dll"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows NT\\CurrentVersion\\GRE_Initialize\\DisableMetaFiles",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Classes\\.dll\\(Default)"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1565830384.7969,
        "ppid": 3040
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "D:\\bamboo\\home\\xml-data\\build-dir\\CODRU-CM-SOURCES\\bin\\x64\\Release\\pmbxie.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"
    }
]

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": 6.2250859737396,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5442,
            "time": 6.1876659393311,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 5770,
            "time": 4.1619129180908,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6098,
            "time": 6.1989669799805,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6426,
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            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 6754,
            "time": 3.0577039718628,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 7082,
            "time": 4.2314100265503,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 18930,
            "time": 4.1915550231934,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 27314,
            "time": 6.2523589134216,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "d2d3a8507f8a8aa369ffd40d4792e29ae95fb765866e558d877d3e7a1be47b15",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "e9b22bf1f74e0f9475810330821ddf7d0691b4f509ca78f4280119a38cdeff73",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

Screenshot from the sandbox

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD5ca40890ef4fc892211f20e07484e2f83
SHA256c44dc0515c5d2df5225b5b38cbf0d1fd1bb455cc7daaa93a0214a7c4b7d778ff

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