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hashlookup.circl.lu

CIRCL hash lookup is a public API to lookup hash values against known database of files. NSRL RDS database is included. More database will be included in the future. The API is accessible via HTTP ReST API and the API is also described as an OpenAPI.

Get information about the hash lookup database (via ReST)

curl -X 'GET' \
  'https://hashlookup.circl.lu/info' \
  -H 'accept: application/json'
{
  "nsrl-version": "2021-03-01 - RDS Version 2.72 Modern",
  "nsrl-items": "159720772",
  "nsrl-NSRLMfg": "89875",
  "nsrl-NSRLOS": "1269",
  "nsrl-NSRLProd": "44928",
  "hashlookup-version": "0.4"
}

Perform an MD5 hash lookup

curl -X 'GET' \
  'https://hashlookup.circl.lu/lookup/md5/8ED4B4ED952526D89899E723F3488DE4' \
  -H 'accept: application/json'
{
  "CRC32": "7A5407CA",
  "FileName": "wow64_microsoft-windows-i..timezones.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.16299.579_de-de_f24979c73226184d.manifest",
  "FileSize": "2520",
  "MD5": "8ED4B4ED952526D89899E723F3488DE4",
  "OpSystemCode": {
    "MfgCode": "1006",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "OpSystemName": "TBD",
    "OpSystemVersion": "none"
  },
  "ProductCode": {
    "ApplicationType": "Security",
    "Language": "Multilanguage",
    "MfgCode": "608",
    "OpSystemCode": "868",
    "ProductCode": "190742",
    "ProductName": "Cumulative Update for Windows Server 2016 for x64 (KB4338817)",
    "ProductVersion": "1709"
  },
  "SHA-1": "00000079FD7AAC9B2F9C988C50750E1F50B27EB5",
  "SpecialCode": ""
}

Perform an SHA-1 hash lookup

curl -X 'GET'   'https://hashlookup.circl.lu/lookup/sha1/FFFFFDAC1B1B4C513896C805C2C698D9688BE69F'   -H 'accept: application/json' | jq .
{
  "CRC32": "CBD64CD9",
  "FileName": ".rela.dyn",
  "FileSize": "240",
  "MD5": "131312A96CAD4ACAA7E2631A34A0D47C",
  "OpSystemCode": {
    "MfgCode": "1006",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "OpSystemName": "TBD",
    "OpSystemVersion": "none"
  },
  "ProductCode": {
    "ApplicationType": "Operating System",
    "Language": "English",
    "MfgCode": "1722",
    "OpSystemCode": "599",
    "ProductCode": "163709",
    "ProductName": "BlackArch Linux",
    "ProductVersion": "2017.03.01"
  },
  "SHA-1": "FFFFFDAC1B1B4C513896C805C2C698D9688BE69F",
  "SpecialCode": ""
}

Bulk search of MD5 hashes

curl -X 'POST'   'https://hashlookup.circl.lu/bulk/md5' -H "Content-Type: application/json"  -d "{\"hashes\": [\"6E2F8616A01725DCB37BED0A2495AEB2\", \"8ED4B4ED952526D89899E723F3488DE4\", \"344428FA4BA313712E4CA9B16D089AC4\"]}" | jq .
[
  {
    "CRC32": "E774FD92",
    "FileName": "network",
    "FileSize": "7279",
    "MD5": "6E2F8616A01725DCB37BED0A2495AEB2",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "ProductCode": "182360",
    "SHA-1": "00000903319A8CE18A03DFA22C07C6CA43602061",
    "SpecialCode": ""
  },
  {
    "CRC32": "7A5407CA",
    "FileName": "wow64_microsoft-windows-i..timezones.resources_31bf3856ad364e35_10.0.16299.579_de-de_f24979c73226184d.manifest",
    "FileSize": "2520",
    "MD5": "8ED4B4ED952526D89899E723F3488DE4",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "ProductCode": "190742",
    "SHA-1": "00000079FD7AAC9B2F9C988C50750E1F50B27EB5",
    "SpecialCode": ""
  },
  {
    "CRC32": "7516A25F",
    "FileName": ".text._ZNSt14overflow_errorC1ERKSs",
    "FileSize": "33",
    "MD5": "344428FA4BA313712E4CA9B16D089AC4",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "ProductCode": "219181",
    "SHA-1": "0000001FFEF4BE312BAB534ECA7AEAA3E4684D85",
    "SpecialCode": ""
  }
]

Bulk search of SHA-1 hashes

curl -X 'POST'   'https://hashlookup.circl.lu/bulk/sha1' -H "Content-Type: application/json"  -d "{\"hashes\": [\"FFFFFDAC1B1B4C513896C805C2C698D9688BE69F\", \"FFFFFF4DB8282D002893A9BAF00E9E9D4BA45E65\", \"FFFFFE4C92E3F7282C7502F1734B243FA52326FB\"]}" | jq .
[
  {
    "CRC32": "CBD64CD9",
    "FileName": ".rela.dyn",
    "FileSize": "240",
    "MD5": "131312A96CAD4ACAA7E2631A34A0D47C",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "ProductCode": "163709",
    "SHA-1": "FFFFFDAC1B1B4C513896C805C2C698D9688BE69F",
    "SpecialCode": ""
  },
  {
    "CRC32": "8654F11A",
    "FileName": "s_copypix.c",
    "FileSize": "19541",
    "MD5": "559D049F44942683093A91BA19D0AF54",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "ProductCode": "215139",
    "SHA-1": "FFFFFF4DB8282D002893A9BAF00E9E9D4BA45E65",
    "SpecialCode": ""
  },
  {
    "CRC32": "8E51A269",
    "FileName": "358.git2-msvstfs.dll",
    "FileSize": "65",
    "MD5": "9E4C165089CBA3653484C3F23F1CBC67",
    "OpSystemCode": "362",
    "ProductCode": "201317",
    "SHA-1": "FFFFFE4C92E3F7282C7502F1734B243FA52326FB",
    "SpecialCode": ""
  }
]

Querying the hashlookup database via DNS

The domain to query is <query>.dns.hashlookup.circl.lu. The query can be info or an MD5 or SHA-1 value.

Info of the hashlookup database

dig +short -t TXT info.dns.hashlookup.circl.lu | jq -r . | jq .
{
  "nsrl-version": "RDS Version 2.73 - June 2021",
  "nsrl-NSRL-items": "159720772",
  "nsrl-Android-items": "29696170",
  "nsrl-iOS-items": "46447082",
  "nsrl-NSRLMfg": "88673",
  "nsrl-NSRLOS": "1214",
  "nsrl-NSRLProd": "135182",
  "hashlookup-version": "0.1"
}

Query of a hash

dig +short -t TXT 931606baaa7a2b4ef61198406f8fc3f4.dns.hashlookup.circl.lu | jq -r . | jq .
{
  "CRC32": "13C49389",
  "FileName": "ls",
  "FileSize": "133792",
  "MD5": "931606BAAA7A2B4EF61198406F8FC3F4",
  "OpSystemCode": "362",
  "ProductCode": "217853",
  "SHA-1": "D3A21675A8F19518D8B8F3CEF0F6A21DE1DA6CC7",
  "SpecialCode": ""
}

Sample use-cases

How to quickly check a set of files in a local directory?

sha1sum * | cut -f1 -d" " | parallel 'curl  -s https://hashlookup.circl.lu/lookup/sha1/{}' | jq .
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