Is sdbinst.exe malware if it is using options not listed in MS documentation?

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I am using Sysmon and sending the logs to Wazuh for threat detection. It shows a level 12 event that pertains to sdbinst.exe. The event data command line was C:\WINDOWS\System32\sdbinst.exe -m -bg but according to MS documentation the options used by the .exe are not allowable.


Does this mean the the exe is malicious?

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