What is xTendUtility.exe?

xTendUtility.exe is part of Killer (R) xTend and developed by Rivet Networks LLC according to the xTendUtility.exe version information.

xTendUtility.exe's description is "Killer xTend Utility Service"

xTendUtility.exe is digitally signed by Rivet Networks LLC.

xTendUtility.exe is usually located in the 'C:\Windows\System32\drivers\RivetNetworks\Killer\' folder.

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

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Vendor and version information [?]

The following is the available information on xTendUtility.exe:

PropertyValue
Product nameKiller (R) xTend
Company nameRivet Networks LLC
File descriptionKiller xTend Utility Service
Internal namexTendUtility.exe
Original filenamexTendUtility.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2016
Product version1.6.2148
File version1.6.2148

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

Product nameKiller (R) xTend
Company nameRivet Networks LLC
File descriptionKiller xTend Utility Service
Internal namexTendUtility.exe
Original filenamexTendUtility.exe
Legal copyrightCopyright (C) 2016
Product version1.6.2148
File version1.6.2148

Digital signatures [?]

xTendUtility.exe has a valid digital signature.

PropertyValue
Signer nameRivet Networks LLC
Certificate issuer nameSymantec Class 3 SHA256 Code Signing CA
Certificate serial number55747fc3cf0818c2c20be224cdded04e

VirusTotal report

None of the 72 anti-virus programs at VirusTotal detected the xTendUtility.exe file.

None of the 72 anti-virus programs detected the xTendUtility.exe file.

Sandbox Report

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

Summary

Successfully executed process in sandbox.

Summary

{
    "regkey_opened": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\KBEXLwf\\Parameters\\NdisAdapters",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\KBEXLwf\\Parameters",
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\RivetNetworks\\SAP"
    ],
    "regkey_written": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\RivetNetworks\\SAP\\SoftAPPermenentFailure"
    ],
    "dll_loaded": [
        "kernel32",
        "api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1",
        "api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0"
    ],
    "regkey_read": [
        "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\RivetNetworks\\SAP\\SoftAPAllowedNetworksCSV"
    ]
}

Generic

[
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Users\\cuck\\AppData\\Local\\Temp\\6e7a627adb63557da4112853550fef7b79443ca716be951f4fd6b7e9adea0943.bin",
        "process_name": "6e7a627adb63557da4112853550fef7b79443ca716be951f4fd6b7e9adea0943.bin",
        "pid": 2504,
        "summary": {
            "regkey_opened": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\KBEXLwf\\Parameters\\NdisAdapters",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SYSTEM\\CurrentControlSet\\Services\\KBEXLwf\\Parameters",
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\RivetNetworks\\SAP"
            ],
            "regkey_written": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\RivetNetworks\\SAP\\SoftAPPermenentFailure"
            ],
            "dll_loaded": [
                "kernel32",
                "api-ms-win-core-fibers-l1-1-1",
                "api-ms-win-core-synch-l1-2-0"
            ],
            "regkey_read": [
                "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\RivetNetworks\\SAP\\SoftAPAllowedNetworksCSV"
            ]
        },
        "first_seen": 1577011991.609375,
        "ppid": 2448
    },
    {
        "process_path": "C:\\Windows\\System32\\lsass.exe",
        "process_name": "lsass.exe",
        "pid": 476,
        "summary": {},
        "first_seen": 1577011991.328125,
        "ppid": 376
    }
]

Signatures

[
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "This executable has a PDB path",
        "severity": 1,
        "marks": [
            {
                "category": "pdb_path",
                "ioc": "c:\\workspace\\Killer_Release\\build\\Release\\Bin\\x64\\xTendUtility.pdb",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "has_pdb"
    },
    {
        "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": ".gfids",
                "type": "ioc",
                "description": null
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "pe_features"
    },
    {
        "markcount": 1,
        "families": [],
        "description": "A process attempted to delay the analysis task.",
        "severity": 2,
        "marks": [
            {
                "type": "generic",
                "description": "6e7a627adb63557da4112853550fef7b79443ca716be951f4fd6b7e9adea0943.bin tried to sleep 236 seconds, actually delayed analysis time by 236 seconds"
            }
        ],
        "references": [],
        "name": "antisandbox_sleep"
    }
]

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": 6.196364879608154,
            "dport": 137,
            "sport": 137
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "192.168.56.255",
            "offset": 5342,
            "time": 12.195940971374512,
            "dport": 138,
            "sport": 138
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7186,
            "time": 6.136807918548584,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 51001
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7514,
            "time": 4.1319260597229,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53595
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 7842,
            "time": 6.14634895324707,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 53848
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 8170,
            "time": 4.638295888900757,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 54255
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "224.0.0.252",
            "offset": 8498,
            "time": 3.019320011138916,
            "dport": 5355,
            "sport": 55314
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 8826,
            "time": 4.153035879135132,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 1900
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 28236,
            "time": 4.153300046920776,
            "dport": 3702,
            "sport": 49152
        },
        {
            "src": "192.168.56.101",
            "dst": "239.255.255.250",
            "offset": 36620,
            "time": 6.258547067642212,
            "dport": 1900,
            "sport": 53598
        }
    ],
    "dns_servers": [],
    "http": [],
    "icmp": [],
    "smtp": [],
    "tcp": [],
    "smtp_ex": [],
    "mitm": [],
    "hosts": [],
    "pcap_sha256": "45a9e0d6ece138909507a691466beff79111e3909c854b5f3acbba69e7915349",
    "dns": [],
    "http_ex": [],
    "domains": [],
    "dead_hosts": [],
    "sorted_pcap_sha256": "491c6a4641a2a207892d41b4439edd943889b355a3ec89bd1a82b643af27ba4f",
    "irc": [],
    "https_ex": []
}

Screenshots

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Hashes [?]

PropertyValue
MD559f43292a10627be04a9cfa06c29da1f
SHA2566e7a627adb63557da4112853550fef7b79443ca716be951f4fd6b7e9adea0943

Error Messages

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

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

xtendutility.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.

Killer xTend Utility Service has stopped working.

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

xtendutility.exe is not a valid Win32 application.

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

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