bluestacks_tsv19b5gb.exe

Perion Network Ltd.

The application bluestacks_tsv19b5gb.exe by Perion Network has been detected as a potentially unwanted program 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 Perion Download Manager installer. The file has been seen being downloaded from ddff624323a74bd1a505c3b02418c6c6.download.dmccint.com and multiple other hosts. While running, it connects to the Internet address ude.databssint.com on port 80 using the HTTP protocol.
Publisher:
Perion Network Ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
b844b342409f46f4cb17efba773be34a

SHA-1:
a2fe2df7fe2cbaee73ccc80c8df38130e2084bb7

SHA-256:
454013777f6c3c1c998557efe25055ec9064be876460c873e8d8ecafc14b7c91

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Potentially unwanted

Note:
Our current pool of anti-malware engines have not currently detected this file, however based on our own detection heuristics we feel that this file is unwanted.

Description:
This is an installer which may bundle legitimate applications with offers for additional 3rd-party applications that may be unwanted by the user. While the installer contains an 'opt-out' feature this is not set be defult and is usually overlooked.

Analysis date:
2/23/2020 12:23:24 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Perion.Bundler (M)
16.5.22.19

File size:
645.8 KB (661,304 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
Perion Download Manager (using Nullsoft Install System)

Language:
Language Neutral

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\bluestacks_tsv19b5gb.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
4/23/2012 6:00:00 PM

Valid to:
4/23/2015 5:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Perion Network Ltd., OU=Digital ID Class 3 - Microsoft Software Validation v2, O=Perion Network Ltd., L=Tel Aviv, S=Tel Aviv, 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:
45F87694FE8D1984719796AEC8031DF4

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
2/24/2012 12:19:59 PM

OS version:
5.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
12288:mESLkK90g1YQ7t5nhcWKc4pFy9ICrWBlT0mvuvCNH5:mNLF976Wt1r4kr0mGZ

Entry address:
0x39E3

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, D8, 91, 40, 00, 89, 6C, 24, 14, FF, 15, 30, 80, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B8, 80, 40, 00, 55, FF, 15, C0, 82, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, B8, 2E, 47, 00, E8, 37, 2A, 00, 00, 55, 68, B4, 02, 00, 00, A3, D0, 2D, 47, 00, 8D, 44, 24, 38, 50, 55, 68, 1C, 93, 40, 00, FF, 15, 84, 81, 40, 00, 68, 04, 93, 40, 00, 68, C0, AD, 46, 00, E8, 19, 27, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 80, 40, 00, 50, BF, A0, 30, 4C, 00, 57, E8, 07, 27, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.9549

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
28 KB (28,672 bytes)

The file bluestacks_tsv19b5gb.exe has been seen being distributed by the following 2 URLs.

http://ddff624323a74bd1a505c3b02418c6c6.download.dmccint.com/Default.ashx?EnvironmentID=1&PUID=1523565923530715576&CID=11018&PPD=150,,9116-PCT211637850,,,,appplayer,,,www.fileparade.net&FID=10275aec4eed5d928425631363525d&InstallSessionID=1523565923530715576172920298

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ude.databssint.com  (107.22.223.150:80)

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to storage.stgbssint.com  (172.229.236.170:80)

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