Sandbox Supported File Types

The sandbox can only analyze selective file types.

Note:

Unsupported file types will be rejected and returned with a Not analyzed risk level.

The following table lists known supported file types at the time of writing. New file type support may be added over time.

Table 1. Supported File Types

True file type

Description

File extension sample

Sandbox OS

bat

Microsoft™ Windows™ batch file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.bat

Windows

cell

Hancom™ Hancell spreadsheet

.cell

Windows

chm

Compiled HTML (CHM) help file

.chm

Windows

class

Java™ Class file

.class

.cla

Windows

Mac

cmd

Microsoft™ Windows™ command script file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.cmd

Windows

csv

Comma-separated values (CSV) file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.csv

Windows

com

Microsoft™ Windows™ executable file

.com

Windows

dll

AMD™ 64-bit DLL file

Microsoft™ Windows™ 16-bit DLL file

Microsoft™ Windows™ 32-bit DLL file

.dll

.ocx

.drv

Windows

dmg

Apple disk image file

.dmg

Mac

doc

Microsoft™ OLE document

Microsoft™ Word™ document

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.doc

.dot

Windows

docx

Microsoft™ Office Word™ (2007 or later) document

Microsoft™ Office Word™ (2007 or later) macro-enabled document

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.docx

.dotx

.docm

.dotm

Windows

exe

Portable Executable (PE) file

.cpl

.crt

.exe

.scr

.sys

Windows

hta

HTML application file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.hta

Windows

htm

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

htm

.html

Windows

iqy

Microsoft™ Excel™ Web Query File

Note:

No analysis performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.iqy

Windows

jar

Java™ Applet

Java™ Application

Note:

The sandbox does not support the java library.

.jar

Windows

Mac

js

JavaScript™ file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.js

Windows

jse

JavaScript™ encoded script file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.jse

Windows

lnk

Microsoft™ Windows™ shortcut

.lnk

Windows

mach-o

Universal binary file

Mach Object file

.o

Mac

mov

Apple QuickTime media

.mov

Windows

mht

Web page archive file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.mht

.mhtml

Windows

odp

OpenDocument Presentation

.odp

Windows

ods

OpenDocument Spreadsheet

.ods

Windows

odt

OpenDocument Text

.odt

Windows

pdf

Adobe™ Portable Document Format (PDF)

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.pdf

Windows

pkg

Mac OS X installer package

.pkg

Mac

ppt

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ presentation

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.ppt

.pps

Windows

pptx

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ (2007 or later) presentation

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ (2007 or later) macro-enabled presentation

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.pptx

.ppsx

.potm

.ppam

.ppsm

.pptm

Windows

ps1

Microsoft™ Windows™ PowerShell script file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.ps1

Windows

pub

Microsoft™ Office Publisher™ (2016) file

.pub

Windows

rtf

Microsoft™ Rich Text Format (RTF) document

.rtf

Windows

slk

Microsoft™ symbolic link format

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.slk

Windows

svg

Scalable Vector Graphics file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.svg

Windows

swf

Adobe™ Shockwave™ Flash file

.swf

Windows

url

Internet shortcut file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.url

Windows

vbe

Visual Basic™ encoded script file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.vbe

Windows

vbs

Visual Basic™ script file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.vbs

Windows

wsf

Microsoft™ Windows™ Script File

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.wsf

Windows

xht

Extensible Hypertext Markup Language file

Note:

No analysis is performed if file extension and file type do not match.

.xht

.xhtml

Windows

xls

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ spreadsheet

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.xls

.xla

.xlt

.xlm

Windows

xlsx

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ (2007 or later) spreadsheet

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ (2007 or later) macro-enabled spreadsheet

Note:

Analysis of password-protected document files is supported.

.xlsx

.xlsb

.xltx

.xlsm

.xlam

.xltm

Windows

xml

Microsoft™ Office 2003 XML file

Microsoft™ Office Word™ 2003 XML document

Microsoft™ Office Excel™ 2003 XML spreadsheet

Microsoft™ Office PowerPoint™ 2003 XML presentation

.xml

Windows

If the submitted object is an archive file or is enclosed in an archive file, the sandbox will extract the content for analysis.

The following table lists known supported archive file types at the time of writing. New file type support may be added over time.

Table 2. Supported Archive File Types

True file type

Description

File extension sample

7ZIP

7-zip archive

Note:

Analysis of password-protected archives is supported.

.7z

ACE

WinAce archive

.ace

ALZ

ALZip archive

.alz

AMG

Fujitsu AMG archive

.amg

APK

Google™ Android™ Application Package (APK)

.apk

ARJ

ARJ archive

Note:

Analysis of password-protected archives is supported.

.arj

BINHEX

BinHex file

.hqx

BZIP2

BZIP2 archive

.bz2

.bzip2

CAB

Microsoft™ Cabinet file

.cab

CRX

Chrome Extension Format (CRX)

.crx

EGG

ALZip archive

.egg

GZIP

GNU ZIP archive

.gzip

.gz

ISO

ISO image

.iso

LHA

LHARC compressed archive

.lha

.lharc

LZW

Lempel-Ziv-Welch (LZW) Compressed Amiga archive

.lzh

MACBIN

Apple™ MacBinary file

.bin.macbin

MIME

Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions (MIME) Base64 file

.eml

.email

MSG

Microsoft™ Outlook™ Item

.msg

MSI

Microsoft™ installer package

.msi

MSCOMP

Microsoft™ compressed files

.arc

RAR

Roshal Archive (RAR) archive

Note:

Analysis of password-protected archives is supported.

.rar

SIS

Symbian™ Installation file

.sis

SIT

Smith Micro™ StuffIt archive

.sit

.sitx

TAR

TAR archive

.tar

.tgz

TNEF

Microsoft™ Outlook™ Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format (TNEF) file

.tnef

.winmail.dat

.win.dat

UUCODE

Uuencode file

.uue

WIM

Microsoft™ Windows Image (WIM)

.wim

XZ

XZ archive

.xz

ZIP

PKWARE PKZIP archive (ZIP)

Note:

Analysis of password-protected archives is supported.

.zip