19186ea2b344fcb1fb39c963effa9515.exe

Conduit Ltd.

The file belongs to the Conduit API platform, a utility that bundles and monetizes search toolbars and web browser extensions. The application 19186ea2b344fcb1fb39c963effa9515.exe by Conduit has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 5 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the Conduit Setup Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from flv_runner_b2_t4_wrapper.integration.storage.conduit-services.com and multiple other hosts. While running, it connects to the Internet address cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Conduit Ltd.  (signed and verified)

Description:
conduitinstaller

Version:
10.16.4.124

MD5:
19186ea2b344fcb1fb39c963effa9515

SHA-1:
16338835a1981aceb90034a53c7ec81c3c0cc272

SHA-256:
218557eb593991f6c407fcad79a8df5585f0054dd8b32f3fa82b5e0cf5d009d2

Scanner detections:
5 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Explanation:
Bundles the Conduit Toolbar and/or Conduit Search Protect.

Description:
This is also known as bundleware, or downloadware, which is an downloader designed to simply deliver ad-supported offers in the setup routine of an otherwise legitimate software.

Analysis date:
10/24/2018 4:24:25 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Dr.Web
Adware.Conduit.3
9.0.1.0101

Malwarebytes
PUP.Optional.Conduit.A
v2014.04.11.02

Reason Heuristics
PUP.conduitinstaller.Conduit.a
14.8.7.22

Trend Micro House Call
TROJ_GEN.F47V0823
7.2.101

VIPRE Antivirus
Conduit
22022

File size:
3.4 MB (3,517,168 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Conduit Setup Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\19186ea2b344fcb1fb39c963effa9515.exe

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
1/2/2013 7:00:00 PM

Valid to:
4/3/2016 7:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Conduit Ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Conduit Ltd., L=Ness Ziona, S=Israel, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
3A82654719D8F75B59134F7B66465210

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 2:20:04 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
98304:f5AWERHsTHBoQjSzH4voCq+3FHNy9LKQeB2N2:f5PElahoQOkByJx2

Entry address:
0x38AF

Entry point:
81, EC, D4, 02, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 57, 6A, 20, 33, ED, 5E, 89, 6C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 68, A2, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 90, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 90, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 92, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 98, EB, 47, 00, E8, 36, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, B0, EA, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 64, A2, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 91, 40, 00, 68, 4C, A2, 40, 00, 68, A0, 6A, 47, 00, E8, 18, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 90, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, F0, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 06, 27, 00, 00...
 
[+]

Entropy:
7.9974

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
29 KB (29,696 bytes)

The file 19186ea2b344fcb1fb39c963effa9515.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 5 URLs.

The executing file has been seen to make the following network communications in live environments.

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ude.conduit-data.com  (195.78.120.173:80)

TCP (HTTP):

 
http://offering.service.distributionengine.conduit-services.com/DecisionEngine.ashx

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to cms.distributionengine.conduit-services.com  (54.243.251.51:80)

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