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S0404 esentutl

esentutl is a command-line tool that provides database utilities for the Windows Extensible Storage Engine.1

Item Value
ID S0404
Associated Names
Version 1.2
Created 03 September 2019
Last Modified 01 October 2021
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Techniques Used

Domain ID Name Use
enterprise T1005 Data from Local System esentutl can be used to collect data from local file systems.4
enterprise T1564 Hide Artifacts -
enterprise T1564.004 NTFS File Attributes esentutl can be used to read and write alternate data streams.2
enterprise T1105 Ingress Tool Transfer esentutl can be used to copy files from a given URL.2
enterprise T1570 Lateral Tool Transfer esentutl can be used to copy files to/from a remote share.2
enterprise T1003 OS Credential Dumping -
enterprise T1003.003 NTDS esentutl can use Volume Shadow Copy to copy locked files such as ntds.dit.23

Groups That Use This Software

ID Name References
G0114 Chimera 5
G0045 menuPass 6