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3,8,703,0 24.84%
3,1,181,0 0.13%
3,1,181,0 0.13%
3,1,171,0 3.89%
3,1,171,0 0.13%
3,0,284,0 0.13%
3,0,284,0 1.00%
2,6,259,0 52.20%
2,6,259,0 12.17%
2,6,195,0 0.13%
2,6,195,0 2.89%
2,0,230,0 0.13%
2,0,230,0 2.26%

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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
RegQueryValueExA, CopySid, GetLengthSid, IsValidSid, TraceEvent, GetTraceLoggerHandle, GetTraceEnableLevel, GetTraceEnableFlags, RegisterTraceGuidsW, UnregisterTraceGuids, RegSetValueExA, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegSetValueExW, RegQueryValueExW, RegCreateKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, LookupPrivilegeValueW, AdjustTokenPrivileges, RegisterServiceCtrlHandlerW, SetServiceStatus, RegEnumValueW, RegDeleteValueW, RegCloseKey, OpenThreadToken, OpenProcessToken, SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, InitializeAcl, AddAccessAllowedAce, GetAclInformation, AddAce, GetAce, LookupAccountNameW, GetTokenInformation, SetSecurityDescriptorGroup, SetSecurityDescriptorOwner, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, StartServiceCtrlDispatcherW, RegCreateKeyA, StartServiceW, OpenSCManagerW, OpenServiceW, ControlService, QueryServiceStatus, CloseServiceHandle
kernel32.dll
FindClose, InterlockedExchange, SwitchToThread, InterlockedCompareExchange, ReleaseMutex, OutputDebugStringW, GetFileAttributesW, InterlockedIncrement, InterlockedDecrement, GetLocalTime, GetCurrentThreadId, WriteFile, SetFilePointer, CreateFileW, CreateMutexW, GetModuleFileNameW, FindFirstFileW, GetProcessTimes, GetSystemTimeAsFileTime, SetLastError, VirtualQuery, CreateDirectoryW, GetCurrentDirectoryW, WritePrivateProfileStringW, WritePrivateProfileStructW, TerminateProcess, DecodePointer, EncodePointer, lstrlenA, WideCharToMultiByte, MultiByteToWideChar, GetVersionExA, SetProcessWorkingSetSize, ResetEvent, InitializeCriticalSection, CreateTimerQueueTimer, RegisterWaitForSingleObject, CreateTimerQueue, WaitForSingleObject, UnregisterWaitEx, DeleteTimerQueueTimer, DeleteTimerQueueEx, Sleep, SetEvent, CreateEventW, OpenEventW, GetCurrentProcessId, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount, LoadLibraryW, GetProcAddress, GetTickCount, FreeLibrary, GetCommandLineW, GetCurrentThread, GetCurrentProcess, CloseHandle, FindResourceExW, FindResourceW, LoadResource, LockResource, SizeofResource, QueryPerformanceCounter, QueryPerformanceFrequency, GetLastError, RaiseException, HeapSetInformation, GetProcessHeap, HeapSize, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, HeapAlloc, HeapDestroy, UnhandledExceptionFilter, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, IsDebuggerPresent, GetSystemInfo, GetACP, GetLocaleInfoA, GetModuleHandleW, LoadLibraryA, CreateFileA, SetEndOfFile, WriteConsoleW, GetConsoleOutputCP, WriteConsoleA, ReadFile, FlushFileBuffers, SetStdHandle, GetConsoleMode, GetConsoleCP, RtlUnwind, VirtualAlloc, HeapCreate, VirtualFree, ExitProcess, GetStdHandle, GetModuleFileNameA, GetCPInfo, GetOEMCP, IsValidCodePage, TlsGetValue, TlsAlloc, TlsSetValue, TlsFree, LCMapStringW, FreeEnvironmentStringsW, GetEnvironmentStringsW, SetHandleCount, GetFileType, GetStartupInfoA, GetModuleHandleA, LCMapStringA, GetStringTypeA, GetStringTypeW, Module32First, CreateToolhelp32Snapshot, OpenProcess, FindFirstFileA, IsBadWritePtr, Module32Next, GetShortPathNameA, lstrlenW, GetSystemDirectoryA, SystemTimeToFileTime, IsBadReadPtr, SetThreadPriority
msvcr100.dll
DllMain
ole32.dll
CoUninitialize, CLSIDFromString, CoGetClassObject, CoInitializeSecurity, CoInitializeEx, CoRevokeClassObject, CoRegisterClassObject, CoInitialize, CoCreateInstance
psapi.dll
GetProcessMemoryInfo
shell32.dll
SHGetFolderPathW
shlwapi.dll
SHDeleteKeyW
version.dll
GetFileVersionInfoW, VerQueryValueW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW
wintrust.dll
WinVerifyTrust

McSvHost.exe

McAfee Shared Service Host by McAfee (Signed)

Remove McSvHost.exe
Version:   3,1,181,0
MD5:   3eed433f64445d5b49a396bd3aede37a
SHA1:   b5d58118a7869223864c2d420a28fcfa31f4a1e3
SHA256:   9172512a0f775096c80b3101e3deffbe26abfaaf0199f3fce2d301c774ab0d66

What is McSvHost.exe?

SiteAdvisor is a service that reports on the safety of web sites by crawling the web and testing the sites it finds for malware and spam. The functionality of SiteAdvisor can be accessed either through a Browser Plugin or by submitting a URL to the website. SiteAdvisor only rates sites based on the risk of malware or spam.

About McSvHost.exe (from McAfee)

McAfee SiteAdvisor software is a free browser plug-in that provides simple Web site safety ratings and a Secure Search box so you can surf, search and shop more safely. With SiteAdvisor software insta

DetailsDetails

File name:mcsvhost.exe
Publisher:McAfee, Inc.
Product name:McAfee Shared Service Host
Description:McAfee Service Host
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\mcafee\mcsvchost\mcsvhost.exe
File version:3,1,181,0
Product version:3,1,0,0
Size:216.11 KB (221,296 bytes)
Build date:11/30/2012 11:28 AM
Certificate
Issued to:McAfee
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' as a shared service by the Service Host (svchost.exe)
  • 'McNaiAnn' (McAfee VirusScan Announcer)
  • HomeNetSvc
  • 'McOobeSv2' (McAfee OOBE Service2)
  • 'McOobeSv' (McAfee OOBE Service)
  • 'mcpltsvc' (McAfee Platform Services)
  • 'McMPFSvc' (McAfee Personal Firewall)
  • 'mcmscsvc' (McAfee Services)
  • 'McProxy' (McAfee Proxy Service)
  • 'HomeNetSvc' (McAfee Home Network)
  • 'McAfee SiteAdvisor Service'
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\McAfee\McSvcHost\McSvHost.exe'
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [UDP] listens on port 6646

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.00245290%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.00245290%
    0.013761%
    Kernel CPU time:41,719 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    CPU cycles:18,415,410/sec
    17,470,203/sec
    Context switches:25/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:34.43 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):34.11 MB
    Private (minimum):1.57 MB
    Non-paged memory:34.43 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:285.93 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):349.36 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:22.76 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):35.04 MB
    37.95 MB
    Page faults:455,930/min
    2,039/min
    I/O
    I/O read transfer:1.84 MB/sec
    1.02 MB/min
    I/O read operations:301/sec
    343/min
    I/O write transfer:390.54 KB/sec
    274.99 KB/min
    I/O write operations:24/sec
    227/min
    I/O other transfer:122.12 KB/sec
    448.09 KB/min
    I/O other operations:2,653/sec
    1,671/min
    Resource allocations
    Threads:95
    12
    Handles:1268
    600

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:System
    Platform:64-bit
    Command line:"C:\Program Files\common files\mcafee\platform\mcsvchost\mcsvhost.exe" /mccoresvc
    Owner:SYSTEM
    Windows Service
    Service name:McNaiAnn
    Display name:McAfee VirusScan Announcer
    Description:“McAfee VirusScan Announcer”
    Type:Win32ShareProcess
    Parent process:services.exe (by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    msvcr100.dll (Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 by Microsoft)
    Total CPU:0.03435325%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:0.01950602%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:0.01484723%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:782,532/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:840 KB
    1.16 MB
    combase.dll
    Total CPU:0.01380544%
    Kernel CPU:0.00808912%
    User CPU:0.00571631%
    CPU cycles:287,981/sec
    Memory:1.69 MB
    mfefwctl.dll (SYSCORE by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00427344%
    Kernel CPU:0.00103364%
    User CPU:0.00323980%
    CPU cycles:146,097/sec
    Context switches:2/sec
    Memory:216 KB
    HomeNetSvc.dll (McAfee Integrated Security Platform by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00391162%
    Kernel CPU:0.00061007%
    User CPU:0.00330155%
    CPU cycles:177,983/sec
    Context switches:1/sec
    Memory:3.55 MB
    platformservicefw.dll (Platform by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00331173%
    Kernel CPU:0.00192294%
    User CPU:0.00138879%
    CPU cycles:80,397/sec
    Memory:360 KB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.00196761%
    Kernel CPU:0.00101188%
    User CPU:0.00095572%
    CPU cycles:44,980/sec
    Memory:1.75 MB
    msksrvr.dll (McAfee Anti-Spam by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00174392%
    Kernel CPU:0.00035590%
    User CPU:0.00138802%
    CPU cycles:34,262/sec
    Memory:64 KB
    mcprtmgrplugin.dll (McAfee SecurityCenter by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00056977%
    Kernel CPU:0.00024927%
    User CPU:0.00032050%
    CPU cycles:17,903/sec
    Memory:588 KB
    mps.dll (McAfee Parental Controls by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00032042%
    Kernel CPU:0.00010682%
    User CPU:0.00021361%
    CPU cycles:6,780/sec
    Memory:2.45 MB
    mpscfg.dll (McAfee Parental Controls by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00032037%
    Kernel CPU:0.00010679%
    User CPU:0.00021358%
    CPU cycles:8,177/sec
    Memory:504 KB
    mcproxy.dll (McAfee Proxy by McAfee)
    Total CPU:0.00021353%
    Kernel CPU:0.00021353%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:6,957/sec
    Memory:444 KB
    McSvHost.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:0.00021345%
    Kernel CPU:0.00021345%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:3,229/sec
    Memory:220 KB

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 35.50%
    Windows 8.1 32.50%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 13.00%
    Windows 8 Single Language 7.00%
    Windows 8 5.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 4.00%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 3.00%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 51.50% of McAfee Shared Service Host.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    ASUS 34.12%
    Dell 31.18%
    Lenovo 9.41%
    Hewlett-Packard 9.41%
    Acer 8.24%
    Toshiba 4.71%
    Sony 2.94%
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