avs_media_player.exe

FIRSERIA, S.L.

The setup program uses the Firseria/Solimba AppInstaller (DownloadMR) which is a monetization download manager that bundles additional adware offers, typically by wrapping legitimate applications. The application avs_media_player.exe by FIRSERIA, S.L has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat. The program is a setup application that uses the Solimba DownloadMR installer. The installer uses the Solimba download manager to push adware offers during the download and setup process. Bundled adware includes search and shopping web browser toolbars.
Publisher:
Firser  (signed by FIRSERIA, S.L.)

Description:
Installer

Version:
1.0.0.4

MD5:
8019bf4def598937dee5774d5cfcd642

SHA-1:
714026eb0583a6deac04931a3fca435f219524c1

SHA-256:
f6bdf69d14ed419241bac90f7dc3b5727d98984836404820c169e4304fe56762

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Uses the Solimba installer to bundle adware offers.

Description:
This 'download manager' is also considered bundleware, a utility designed to download software (possibly legitimate or opensource) and bundle it with a number of optional offers including ad-supported utilities, toolbars, shopping comparison tools and browser extensions.

Analysis date:
6/17/2019 4:10:23 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Solimba (M)
16.8.7.22

File size:
228.8 KB (234,296 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.0.4

Copyright:
Copy (C) 2013

Original file name:
install.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Solimba DownloadMR

Language:
Language Neutral

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

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
Thawte, Inc.

Valid from:
7/23/2013 9:00:00 PM

Valid to:
7/24/2014 8:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN="FIRSERIA, S.L.", OU=IT, O="FIRSERIA, S.L.", L=Badalona, S=Barcelona, C=ES

Issuer:
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
73C4780FAC0CD497B0778732FB8AF673

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/26/2013 12:09:33 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:wAmIhgpYy4c2+keFKEK7kmR/qszYX1932QVTH3jRVI6a:wVIhgpYR+keoAmRCsm9Zs

Entry address:
0x58CD0

Entry point:
60, BE, 00, 60, 42, 00, 8D, BE, 00, B0, FD, FF, 57, EB, 0B, 90, 8A, 06, 46, 88, 07, 47, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, ED, B8, 01, 00, 00, 00, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, 01, DB, 73, 0B, 75, 28, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 72, 1F, 48, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C0, EB, D4, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B, 1E, 83, EE, FC, 11, DB, 11, C9, EB, 52, 31, C9, 83, E8, 03, 72, 11, C1, E0, 08, 8A, 06, 46, 83, F0, FF, 74, 75, D1, F8, 89, C5, EB, 0B, 01, DB, 75, 07, 8B...
 
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Packer / compiler:
UPX v0.89.6 - v1.02 / v1.05 -v1.24

Code size:
204 KB (208,896 bytes)

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