codecperformersetup.exe

Codec Pack

Green Tech Software LLC

This is the Performersoft setup installer. The application codecperformersetup.exe by Green Tech Software 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 InstallBrain installer.
Publisher:
Green Tech Software LLC  (signed and verified)

Product:
Codec Pack

Version:
1.21.1.14

MD5:
ae8a85ab7e98759d3285387c7340d895

SHA-1:
ad8798280e14ce18c91236e8167bb9b026458bf3

SHA-256:
8a9a375512fcfd4c53a505f11e3e7a1ea49db35ae332740d505e691c2a3435c6

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

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 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:
3/28/2020 5:06:28 PM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Performersoft (M)
17.3.15.21

File size:
2.1 MB (2,153,200 bytes)

Product version:
1.21.1.14

Copyright:
Copyright 2013

Original file name:
Codec Pack.exe

File type:
Executable application (Win32 EXE)

Bundler/Installer:
InstallBrain

Language:
English (United States)

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

Digital Signature
Authority:
GoDaddy.com, Inc.

Valid from:
12/19/2013 4:15:01 AM

Valid to:
12/19/2016 4:15:01 AM

Subject:
CN=Green Tech Software LLC, O=Green Tech Software LLC, L=Beaverton, S=Oregon, C=US

Issuer:
SERIALNUMBER=07969287, CN=Go Daddy Secure Certification Authority, OU=http://certificates.godaddy.com/repository, O="GoDaddy.com, Inc.", L=Scottsdale, S=Arizona, C=US

Serial number:
2B856416CAA762

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
1/3/2014 9:40:40 PM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
10.0

Entry address:
0xED955

Entry point:
E8, 4E, B4, 00, 00, E9, 89, FE, FF, FF, CC, 55, 8B, EC, 57, 56, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 4D, 10, 8B, 7D, 08, 8B, C1, 8B, D1, 03, C6, 3B, FE, 76, 08, 3B, F8, 0F, 82, A0, 01, 00, 00, 81, F9, 80, 00, 00, 00, 72, 1C, 83, 3D, 60, C0, 58, 00, 00, 74, 13, 57, 56, 83, E7, 0F, 83, E6, 0F, 3B, FE, 5E, 5F, 75, 05, E9, 2D, 5B, 00, 00, F7, C7, 03, 00, 00, 00, 75, 14, C1, E9, 02, 83, E2, 03, 83, F9, 08, 72, 29, F3, A5, FF, 24, 95, D0, DA, 4E, 00, 8B, C7, BA, 03, 00, 00, 00, 83, E9, 04, 72, 0C, 83, E0, 03, 03, C8, FF, 24, 85, E4...
 
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Code size:
1.2 MB (1,240,576 bytes)

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