codec_pack_41505_ch.exe

Cool Mirage ltd.

This is the setup program for CoolMirage, a potentially unwanted program (PUP) that display ads on the computer. The application codec_pack_41505_ch.exe by Cool Mirage ltd has been detected as adware by 20 anti-malware scanners. The program is a setup application that uses the NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System) installer. During install, it bundles potentially unwanted software on a user's computer at the same time without adequate consent.
Publisher:
Cool Mirage ltd.  (signed and verified)

MD5:
b00d77a4ea94137a39d9497338d45cc4

SHA-1:
9c2725c599b727ed4238fbaba6a2dad4e62c8c8d

SHA-256:
0eb051bcd37201045cb2cf75153852134f584b1cf6631b07d5880b75fa57c469

Scanner detections:
20 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
May bundle additional potentially unwanted software such as adware during setup.

Analysis date:
10/22/2017 2:05:03 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

AhnLab V3 Security
Win-PUP/CrossRider
2015.06.04

Avira AntiVirus
PUA/1ClickDownload.Gen
8.3.1.6

avast!
Downloader-TPG [PUP]
150602-1

AVG
Adware MultiBundle.I
2014.0.4311

Bkav FE
W32.HfsAdware
1.3.0.6379

Comodo Security
Application.Win32.MCool.A
22324

Dr.Web
Adware.Downware.902
9.0.1.05190

ESET NOD32
Win32/AdWare.1ClickDownload.AT
9.11729

G Data
NSIS.Adware.OneClickDownloader
15.6.25

K7 AntiVirus
Adware
13.204.16128

K7 Gateway Antivirus
Adware
13.204.16128

Kaspersky
not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.Win32.Yotoon
15.0.0.543

Malwarebytes
PUP.BundleInstaller.DW
v2015.06.03.04

McAfee
Program.Adware-SweetIM
18.0.204.0

McAfee Web Gateway
BehavesLike.Win32.Suspicious.fc
7.6745

NANO AntiVirus
Riskware.Text.Adware.cuhowq
0.30.24.1636

Reason Heuristics
PUP.CoolMirage.Installer
15.6.3.12

Sophos
PUA 'FT Downloader'
5.15

SUPERAntiSpyware
PUP.OneClickDownloader/Variant
9836

VIPRE Antivirus
Threat.4784938
40786

File size:
370.2 KB (379,056 bytes)

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Installer:
NSIS (Nullsoft Scriptable Install System)

Common path:
C:\users\{user}\downloads\codec_pack_41505_ch.exe

Digital Signature
Authority:
COMODO CA Limited

Valid from:
11/14/2012 2:00:00 AM

Valid to:
11/15/2014 1:59:59 AM

Subject:
CN=Cool Mirage ltd., O=Cool Mirage ltd., STREET=ogarit 39, L=tel aviv, S=tel aviv, PostalCode=69016, C=IL

Issuer:
CN=COMODO Code Signing CA 2, O=COMODO CA Limited, L=Salford, S=Greater Manchester, C=GB

Serial number:
00FC28659CC8073606EF4D09A1994B1AD0

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
12/6/2009 12:50:46 AM

OS version:
4.0

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
6.0

CTPH (ssdeep):
6144:5sV7FU6Q9zHxdQ5OehBSpHUtgFnRLaQakk4yg5BBcIbTbd/RucvDUCDD+8FBEu:GKBAn/tgdRrTkdg5BLF/kqUCDD+8FBT

Entry address:
0x323C

Entry point:
81, EC, 80, 01, 00, 00, 53, 55, 56, 33, DB, 57, 89, 5C, 24, 18, C7, 44, 24, 10, 30, 91, 40, 00, 33, F6, C6, 44, 24, 14, 20, FF, 15, 30, 70, 40, 00, 68, 01, 80, 00, 00, FF, 15, B4, 70, 40, 00, 53, FF, 15, 7C, 72, 40, 00, 6A, 08, A3, 58, 3F, 42, 00, E8, 09, 2C, 00, 00, A3, A4, 3E, 42, 00, 53, 8D, 44, 24, 34, 68, 60, 01, 00, 00, 50, 53, 68, 58, F4, 41, 00, FF, 15, 58, 71, 40, 00, 68, B8, 91, 40, 00, 68, A0, 36, 42, 00, E8, BC, 28, 00, 00, FF, 15, B0, 70, 40, 00, BF, 00, 90, 42, 00, 50, 57, E8, AA, 28, 00, 00...
 
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Entropy:
7.8847

Packer / compiler:
Nullsoft install system v2.x

Code size:
23 KB (23,552 bytes)

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

TCP (HTTP):
Connects to ec2-176-34-107-151.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com  (176.34.107.151:80)

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